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Ghatva Sutta

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Title: Ghatva Sutta: Having Killed

Summary: The Buddha describes one thing that deserves to be killed.

SN 1.71

PTS: S i 41

CDB i 133

Ghatva Sutta: Having Killed

translated from the Pali by

Thanissaro Bhikkhu

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As she was standing to one side, a devata recited this verse to the Blessed One:

Having killed what do you sleep in ease? Having killed what do you not grieve? Of the slaying of what one thing does Gotama approve? [The Buddha:]

Having killed anger

you sleep in ease.

Having killed anger

you do not grieve.

The noble ones praise the slaying of anger

— with its honeyed crest
& poison root —

for having killed it

you do not grieve.

en/tipitaka/sut/sn/sn01/sn01.071.than.txt · Last modified: 2019/05/11 04:34 by Johann