Aïguttara Nikàya
027. Kammapathavaggo

1 Pànàtipàtisuttaü Ý Destroying living things

027.01. Bhikkhus, endowed with four things as though led and lain is in hell. What four?

One destroying living things, incites others to destroy living things, approves the destruction of living things and praises the destroyer of life.

Bhikkhus, endowed with these four things as though led and lain is in hell.

Bhikkhus, endowed with four things as though led and lain is in heaven. What four?

Abstaining from destroying living things, not inciting others to destroy living things, disapproving the destruction of living things and not praising the destroyer of life.

Bhikkhus, endowed with these four things as though led and lain is in heaven.

2. Adinnàdànasuttaü Ý Taking the not given

027.02. Bhikkhus, endowed with four things as though led and lain is in hell. What four?

Taking the not given, inciting others to take the not given, approving, taking the not given and praising the taker, of the not given.

Bhikkhus, endowed with these four things as though led and lain is in hell.

Bhikkhus, endowed with four things as though led and lain is in heaven. What four?

Abstaining from taking the not given, not inciting others to take the not given, disapproving taking things not given and not praising the taker of the not given.

Bhikkhus, endowed with these four things as though led and lain is in heaven.

3. Micchàcàrisuttaü Ý Sexual misbehaviour

027.03. Bhikkhus, endowed with four things as though led and lain is in hell. What four?

Misbehaving in sexual conduct, inciting others to misbehave in sexual conduct, approving sexual misconduct and praising sexual misconduct.

Bhikkhus, endowed with these four things as though led and lain is in hell.

Bhikkhus, endowed with four things as though led and lain is in heaven. What four?

Abstaining from sexual misconduct, not inciting others to sexual misconduct, disapproving sexual misconduct and not praising those misbehaving in sexual conduct.

Bhikkhus, endowed with these four things as though led and lain is in heaven.

4. ýusàvàdisuttaü Ý Telling lies

027.04. Bhikkhus, endowed with four things as though led and lain is in hell. What four?

Telling lies, inciting others to tell lies, approving the habit of telling lies and praising the lier.

Bhikkhus, endowed with these four things as though led and lain is in hell.

Bhikkhus, endowed with four things as though led and lain is in heaven. What four?

Abstaining from telling lies, not inciting others to tell lies, disapproving the habit of telling lies and not praising the lier.

Bhikkhus, endowed with these four things as though led and lain is in heaven.

5. Pisunàvàcà Ý Slandering

027.05. Bhikkhus, endowed with four things as though led and lain is in hell. What four? Slandering, inciting others to slander, approving the habit of slandering and praising the slanderer.

Bhikkhus, endowed with these four things as though led and lain is in hell.

Bhikkhus, endowed with four things as though led and lain is in heaven. What four?

Abstaining from slandering, not inciting others to slander, disapproving the habit of slandering and not praising the slanderer.

Bhikkhus, endowed with these four things as though led and lain is in heaven.

6. Pharusàvàcàsuttaü Ý Rough talk

027.06. Bhikkhus, endowed with four things as though led and lain is in hell. What four?

Rough talk, inciting others to talk roughly, approving the habit of talking roughly and praising the rough talker.

Bhikkhus, endowed with these four things as though led and lain is in hell.

Bhikkhus, endowed with four things as though led and lain is in heaven. What four?

Abstaining from rough talk, not inciting others to talk roughly, disapproving the habit of talking roughly and not praising rough talk.

Bhikkhus, endowed with these four things as though led and lain is in heaven.

7. Samphappalàpàsuttaü Ý Frivolous talk

027.07. Bhikkhus, endowed with four things as though led and lain is in hell. What four?

Talking frivolously, inciting others to talk frivolously, approving the habit of talking frivolously and praising frivolous talk.

Bhikkhus, endowed with these four things as though led and lain is in hell.

Bhikkhus, endowed with four things as though led and lain is in heaven. What four?

Abstaining from frivolous talk, not inciting others to talk frivolously, disapproving the habit of talking frivolously and not praising frivolous talk.

Bhikkhus, endowed with these four things as though led and lain is in heaven.

8. Abhijjhàlusuttaü Ý Coveting

027.08. Bhikkhus, endowed with four things as though led and lain is in hell. What four?

Coveting, inciting others to covet, approving the habit of coveting and praising the one who covets.

Bhikkhus, endowed with these four things as though led and lain is in hell.

Bhikkhus, endowed with four things as though led and lain is in heaven. What four?

Abstaining from coveting, not inciting others to covet, disapproving the habit of coveting and not praising the one who covets.

Bhikkhus, endowed with these four things as though led and lain is in heaven.

9. Byàpannacittasuttaü Ý Angry mind

027.09. Bhikkhus, endowed with four things as though led and lain is in hell. What four?

Bearing an angry mind, inciting others to anger, approving the angry mind and praising one with anger.

Bhikkhus, endowed with these four things as though led and lain is in hell.

Bhikkhus, endowed with four things as though led and lain is in heaven. What four?

Abstaining from bearing anger in the mind, not inciting others to anger, disapproving the habit of bearing an angry mind not praising the angry person.

Bhikkhus, endowed with these four things as though led and lain is in heaven.

10. Micchàdiññhisuttaü Ý Wrong view

027.10. Bhikkhus, endowed with four things as though led and lain is in hell. What four?

Oneself bearing wrong view, incites others to wrong view, approves wrong view and praises wrong view.

Bhikkhus, endowed with these four things as though led and lain is in hell.

Bhikkhus, endowed with four things as though led and lain is in heaven. What four?

Oneself with right view, incites others to right view, approves right view and praises one with right view.

Bhikkhus, endowed with these four things as though led and lain is in heaven.