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Anguttara Nikaya

Aṅguttara Nikāya
1.31-1.40
Wild

Take care of your mind to take care of your life.

AN 1.31

“Monks, I do not see a single thing that, when it’s not tamed, is as harmful as the mind. A wild mind is very harmful.”

AN 1.32

“Monks, I do not see a single thing that, when it is tamed, is as beneficial as the mind. A tamed mind is very beneficial.”

AN 1.33

“Monks, I do not see a single thing that, when it’s not guarded, is as harmful as the mind. An unguarded mind is very harmful.”

AN 1.34

“Monks, I do not see a single thing that, when it is guarded, is as beneficial as the mind. A guarded mind is very beneficial.”

AN 1.35

“Monks, I do not see a single thing that, when it’s not protected, is as harmful as the mind. An unprotected mind is very harmful.”

AN 1.36

“Monks, I do not see a single thing that, when it is protected, is as beneficial as the mind. A protected mind is very beneficial.”

AN 1.37

“Monks, I do not see a single thing that, when it’s not restrained, is as harmful as the mind. An unrestrained mind is very harmful.”

AN 1.38

“Monks, I do not see a single thing that, when it is restrained, is as beneficial as the mind. A restrained mind is very beneficial.”

AN 1.39

“Monks, I do not see a single thing that, when it’s not tamed, guarded, protected, and restrained, is as harmful as the mind. An untamed, unguarded, unprotected, and unrestrained mind is very harmful.”

AN 1.40

“Monks, I do not see a single thing that, when it is tamed, guarded, protected, and restrained, is as beneficial as the mind. A tamed, guarded, protected, and restrained mind is very beneficial.”

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