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 +====== Ahara Sutta: Food ======
 +<span hide>​Ahara Sutta</​span>​
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 +Summary: <span wrap_summarypic>​[[.:​index#​sn46.051.than|{{en:​img:​question_16.gif}}]]</​span> ​ The Buddha describes how we can either "​feed"​ or "​starve"​ the wholesome and unwholesome tendencies in the mind according to how we apply our attention.
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 +<div #​h_tipitakaid>​SN 46.51 <span h_ptsid>​PTS:​ [[:​en:​tipitaka:​sltp:​SN_V_utf8#​pts.102|S v 102]]</​span>​ <span h_altid>​CDB ii 1597</​span>​
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 +<div #​h_doctitle>​Ahara Sutta: Food</​div>​
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 +<div #​h_docsubtitle2>​(For the Factors for Awakening)</​div>​
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 +<div #​h_docby>​translated from the Pali by</​div>​
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 +<div #​h_docauthor>​Thanissaro Bhikkhu</​div>​
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 +<div #​homagetext>​[[en:​homage|- ​ Namo tassa bhagavato arahato sammā-sambuddhassa ​ -]]</​div>​
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 +"​Monks,​ I will teach you the feeding & starving of the five hindrances & of the seven factors for Awakening. Listen & pay close attention. I will speak...
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 +===== Feeding the Hindrances =====
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 +"And what is the food for the arising of unarisen //sensual desire,// or for the growth & increase of sensual desire once it has arisen? There is the theme of beauty. To foster inappropriate attention to it: This is the food for the arising of unarisen sensual desire, or for the growth & increase of sensual desire once it has arisen.
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 +"And what is the food for the arising of unarisen //ill will,// or for the growth & increase of ill will once it has arisen? There is the theme of resistance. To foster inappropriate attention to it: This is the food for the arising of unarisen ill will, or for the growth & increase of ill will once it has arisen.
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 +"And what is the food for the arising of unarisen //sloth & drowsiness,//​ or for the growth & increase of sloth & drowsiness once it has arisen? There are boredom, weariness, yawning, drowsiness after a meal, & sluggishness of awareness. To foster inappropriate attention to them: This is the food for the arising of unarisen sloth & drowsiness, or for the growth & increase of sloth & drowsiness once it has arisen.
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 +"And what is the food for the arising of unarisen //​restlessness & anxiety,// or for the growth & increase of restlessness & anxiety once it has arisen? There is non-stillness of awareness. To foster inappropriate attention to that: This is the food for the arising of unarisen restlessness & anxiety, or for the growth & increase of restlessness & anxiety once it has arisen.
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 +"And what is the food for the arising of unarisen //​uncertainty,//​ or for the growth & increase of uncertainty once it has arisen? There are phenomena that act as a foothold for uncertainty. To foster inappropriate attention to them: This is the food for the arising of unarisen uncertainty,​ or for the growth & increase of uncertainty once it has arisen.
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 +===== Feeding the Factors for Awakening =====
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 +"Now, what is the food for the arising of unarisen //​mindfulness//​ as a factor for Awakening, or for the growth & increase of mindfulness as a factor for Awakening once it has arisen? There are mental qualities that act as a foothold for mindfulness as a factor for Awakening [well-purified virtue & views made straight]. To foster appropriate attention to them: This is the food for the arising of unarisen mindfulness as a factor for Awakening, or for the growth & increase of mindfulness as a factor for Awakening once it has arisen.
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 +"And what is the food for the arising of unarisen //analysis of qualities// as a factor for Awakening, or for the growth & increase of analysis of qualities... once it has arisen? There are mental qualities that are skillful & unskillful, blameworthy & blameless, gross & refined, siding with darkness & with light. To foster appropriate attention to them: This is the food for the arising of unarisen analysis of qualities as a factor for Awakening, or for the growth & increase of analysis of qualities... once it has arisen.
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 +"And what is the food for the arising of unarisen //​persistence//​ as a factor for Awakening, or for the growth & increase of persistence... once it has arisen? There is the potential for effort, the potential for exertion, the potential for striving. To foster appropriate attention to them: This is the food for the arising of unarisen persistence as a factor for Awakening, or for the growth & increase of persistence... once it has arisen.
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 +"And what is the food for the arising of unarisen //rapture// as a factor for Awakening, or for the growth & increase of rapture... once it has arisen? There are mental qualities that act as a foothold for rapture as a factor for Awakening. To foster appropriate attention to them: This is the food for the arising of unarisen rapture as a factor for Awakening, or for the growth & increase of rapture... once it has arisen.
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 +"And what is the food for the arising of unarisen //​serenity//​ as a factor for Awakening, or for the growth & increase of serenity... once it has arisen? There is physical serenity & there is mental serenity. To foster appropriate attention to them: This is the food for the arising of unarisen serenity as a factor for Awakening, or for the growth & increase of serenity... once it has arisen.
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 +"And what is the food for the arising of unarisen //​concentration//​ as a factor for Awakening, or for the growth & increase of concentration... once it has arisen? There are themes for calm, themes for non-distraction [these are the four frames of reference]. To foster appropriate attention to them: This is the food for the arising of unarisen concentration as a factor for Awakening, or for the growth & increase of concentration... once it has arisen.
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 +"And what is the food for the arising of unarisen //​equanimity//​ as a factor for Awakening, or for the growth & increase of equanimity... once it has arisen? There are mental qualities that act as a foothold for equanimity as a factor for Awakening. To foster appropriate attention to them: This is the food for the arising of unarisen equanimity as a factor for Awakening, or for the growth & increase of equanimity as a factor for Awakening once it has arisen.
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 +===== Starving the Hindrances =====
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 +"Now, what is lack of food for the arising of unarisen //sensual desire,// or for the growth & increase of sensual desire once it has arisen? There is the theme of unattractiveness. To foster appropriate attention to it: This is lack of food for the arising of unarisen sensual desire, or for the growth & increase of sensual desire once it has arisen.
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 +And what is lack of food for the arising of unarisen //ill will,// or for the growth & increase of ill will once it has arisen? There is awareness-release.<​span notetag #​fnt-1>​([[#​fn-1|1]])</​span>​ To foster appropriate attention to that: This is lack of food for the arising of unarisen ill will, or for the growth & increase of ill will once it has arisen.
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 +"And what is lack of food for the arising of unarisen //sloth & drowsiness,//​ or for the growth & increase of sloth & drowsiness once it has arisen? There is the potential for effort, the potential for exertion, the potential for striving. To foster appropriate attention to them: This is lack of food for the arising of unarisen sloth & drowsiness, or for the growth & increase of sloth & drowsiness once it has arisen.
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 +"And what is lack of food for the arising of unarisen //​restlessness & anxiety,// or for the growth & increase of restlessness & anxiety once it has arisen? There is the stilling of awareness. To foster appropriate attention to that: This is lack of food for the arising of unarisen restlessness & anxiety, or for the growth & increase of restlessness & anxiety once it has arisen.
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 +"And what is lack of food for the arising of unarisen //​uncertainty,//​ or for the growth & increase of uncertainty once it has arisen? There are mental qualities that are skillful & unskillful, blameworthy & blameless, gross & refined, siding with darkness & with light. To foster appropriate attention to them: This is lack of food for the arising of unarisen uncertainty,​ or for the growth & increase of uncertainty once it has arisen.
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 +===== Starving the Factors for Awakening =====
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 +"Now, what is lack of food for the arising of unarisen //​mindfulness//​ as a factor for Awakening, or for the growth & increase of mindfulness as a factor for Awakening once it has arisen? There are mental qualities that act as a foothold for mindfulness as a factor for Awakening. Not fostering attention to them: This is lack of food for the arising of unarisen mindfulness as a factor for Awakening, or for the growth & increase of mindfulness as a factor for Awakening once it has arisen.
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 +"And what is lack of food for the arising of unarisen //analysis of qualities// as a factor for Awakening, or for the growth & increase of analysis of qualities... once it has arisen? There are mental qualities that are skillful & unskillful, blameworthy & blameless, gross & refined, siding with darkness & with light. Not fostering attention to them: This is lack of food for the arising of unarisen analysis of qualities as a factor for Awakening, or for the growth & increase of analysis of qualities... once it has arisen.
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 +"And what is lack of food for the arising of unarisen //​persistence//​ as a factor for Awakening, or for the growth & increase of persistence... once it has arisen? There is the potential for effort, the potential for exertion, the potential for striving. Not fostering attention to them: This is lack of food for the arising of unarisen persistence as a factor for Awakening, or for the growth & increase of persistence... once it has arisen.
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 +"And what is lack of food for the arising of unarisen //rapture// as a factor for Awakening, or for the growth & increase of rapture... once it has arisen? There are mental qualities that act as a foothold for rapture as a factor for Awakening. Not fostering attention to them: This is lack of food for the arising of unarisen rapture as a factor for Awakening, or for the growth & increase of rapture... once it has arisen.
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 +"And what is lack of food for the arising of unarisen //​serenity//​ as a factor for Awakening, or for the growth & increase of serenity... once it has arisen? There is bodily serenity & there is mental serenity. To foster inappropriate attention to them: This is lack of food for the arising of unarisen serenity as a factor for Awakening, or for the growth & increase of serenity... once it has arisen.
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 +"And what is lack of food for the arising of unarisen //​concentration//​ as a factor for Awakening, or for the growth & increase of concentration... once it has arisen? There are the themes for concentration,​ themes for non-confusion. Not fostering attention to them: This is lack of food for the arising of unarisen concentration as a factor for Awakening, or for the growth & increase of concentration... once it has arisen.
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 +"And what is lack of food for the arising of unarisen //​equanimity//​ as a factor for Awakening, or for the growth & increase of equanimity as a factor for Awakening once it has arisen? There are mental qualities that act as a foothold for equanimity as a factor for Awakening. Not fostering attention to them: This is lack of food for the arising of unarisen equanimity as a factor for Awakening, or for the growth & increase of equanimity as a factor for Awakening once it has arisen."​
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 +==== Note ====
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 +  ? <span fn #​fn-1>​[[#​fnt-1|1]]</​span>​.
 +  :: Through good will, compassion, appreciation,​ or equanimity.
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 +<div seealso>​__See also:__ [[en:​tipitaka:​sut:​an:​an05:​an05.051.than|AN 5.51]]</​div>​
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