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Title: Daruka-khandha Sutta: The Wood Pile
PTS: A iii 340
Daruka-khandha Sutta: The Wood Pile
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<p>I have heard that on one occasion the Blessed One was staying near Rajagaha on Vulture's Peak Mountain. Then early in the morning, Ven. Sariputta put on his robes and, carrying his bowl and outer robe, was coming down from Vulture's Peak Mountain with a large group of monks when he saw a large wood pile off to one side. Seeing it, he said to the monks, “Friends, do you see that large wood pile over there?”
“Yes, friend,” the monks replied.
“Friends, if he wanted to, a monk with psychic power, having attained mastery of his mind, could will that wood pile to be nothing but earth. Why is that? There is earth-property(1) in that wood pile, in dependence on which he could will that wood pile to be nothing but earth.
“If he wanted to, a monk with psychic power, having attained mastery of his mind, could will that wood pile to be nothing but water… fire… wind… beautiful… unattractive. Why is that? There is the property of the unattractive in that wood pile, in dependence on which he could will that wood pile to be nothing but unattractive.”</p>
<p>See also: SN 41.4.</p>
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