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Anguttara Nikaya

Aṅguttara Nikāya
1.150–1.169
Non-Offense

Explaining the Vinaya

AN 1.150

“Monks, those monks who explain non-offense as an offense are acting for the misery and unhappiness of the people, for the harm, misery, and suffering of gods and humans. They make a lot of bad karma and make the true teaching disappear.”

AN 1.151

“Monks, those monks who explain an offense as non-offense are acting for the misery and unhappiness of the people, for the harm, misery, and suffering of gods and humans. Those monks make a lot of bad karma and make the true teaching disappear.”

AN 1.152–159

“Monks, those monks who explain a light offense as a serious offense … a serious offense as a light offense … a heavy offense as a non-heavy offense … a non-heavy offense as a heavy offense, a fully committed offense as a non-fully committed offense … a non-fully committed offense as a fully committed offense … an offense requiring rehabilitation as an offense not requiring rehabilitation … an offense not requiring rehabilitation as an offense requiring rehabilitation … are acting for the misery and unhappiness of the people, for the harm, misery, and suffering of gods and humans. Those monks make a lot of bad karma and make the true teaching disappear.”

AN 1.160

“Monks, those monks who explain non-offense as non-offense are acting for the welfare and happiness of the people, for the benefit, welfare, and happiness of gods and humans. Those monks make a lot of merit and make the true teaching continue.”

AN 1.161

“Monks, those monks who explain an offense as an offense are acting for the welfare and happiness of the people, for the benefit, welfare, and happiness of gods and humans. Those monks make a lot of merit and make the true teaching continue.”

AN 1.162–169

“Monks, those monks who explain a light offense as a light offense … a serious offense as a serious offense … a heavy offense as a heavy offense … a non-heavy offense as a non-heavy offense, a fully committed offense as a fully committed offense … a non-fully committed offense as a non-fully committed offense … an offense requiring rehabilitation as an offense requiring rehabilitation … an offense not requiring rehabilitation as an offense not requiring rehabilitation … are acting for the welfare and happiness of the people, for the benefit, welfare, and happiness of the people, of gods and humans. Those monks make a lot of merit and make the true teaching continue.”

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Aṅguttara Nikāya 1.150–1.169: Non-Offense

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