Aïguttara Nikàya
009. Sãtivaggo Ý Becoming cold

1. Sãtibhàvasuttaü Ý Become cold

009.01. Here, bhikkhus, to the bhikkhu endowed with six things it is not possible to realize noble coldness. What six?

Here, bhikkhus, when the mind needs to be rebuked, it is not rebuked. When the mind needs befriending, it is not befriended. When the mind needs gladdening, it is not gladdened. When the mind has to be looked after intently, it is not intently looked after. Is with low inclinations and indulging in self.

Bhikkhus, to the bhikkhu endowed with these six things, it is not possible to realize noble coldness.

Here, bhikkhus, to the bhikkhu endowed with six things it is possible to realize noble coldness. What six?

Here, bhikkhus, when the mind needs to be rebuked, it is rebuked. When the mind needs befriending, it is befriended. When the mind needs gladdening, it is gladdened. When the mind has to be looked after intently, it is intently looked after. Is with exalted inclinations and is indulgent in extinction.

Bhikkhus, to the bhikkhu endowed with these six things it is not possible to realize noble coldness.

2. Aavaraõasuttaü Ý Obstructions

009.02. Bhikkhus, endowed with six things even if listening to the Teaching it is not possible to come to the righteous method in meritorious things. What six?

Endowed with the obstruction, by actions, by defilements and by results Not having faith and endeavour and lacking in wisdom.

Bhikkhus, endowed with these six things even if listening to the Teaching it is not possible to come to the righteous method in meritorious things.

Bhikkhus, endowed with six things even while listening to the Teaching it is possible to come to the righteous method in meritorious things. What six?

Not endowed with the obstruction, by actions, by defilements and by results Having faith, endeavour and wisdom.

Bhikkhus, endowed with these six things even while listening to the Teaching it is possible to come to the righteous method in meritorious things.

3. Voropitasuttaü Ý Depriving life

009.03. Bhikkhus, endowed with six things even if listening to the Teaching it is not possible to come to the righteous method in meritorious things. What six?

Having deprived the life of mother, father, of a noble one, with a defiled mind causing the blood of the Thus Gone One to spill, splitting the Community of bhikkhus and lacking in wisdom with saliva dripping.

Bhikkhus, endowed with these six things even if listening to the Teaching it is not possible to come to the righteous method in meritorious things.

Bhikkhus, endowed with six things even while listening to the Teaching it is possible to come to the righteous method in meritorious things. What six?

Not having deprived the life of mother, father, of a noble one, with a defiled mind not causing the blood of the Thus Gone One to spill, not splitting the Community of bhikkhus and wise without saliva dripping.

Bhikkhus, endowed with these six things even while listening to the Teaching it is possible to come to the righteous method in meritorious things.

4. Sussåsaisuttaü Ý To have a wish to hear

009.04. Bhikkhus, endowed with six things even if listening to the Teaching it is not possible to come to the righteous method in meritorious things. What six?

Does not wish to listen to the Teaching and Discipline declared by the Thus Gone One, does not lend ear or arouse the mind to understand it. Grasps the not essential and ignores the essential, does not follow up, grasps from here and there.

Bhikkhus, endowed with these six things even if listening to the Teaching it is not possible to come to the righteous method in meritorious things.

Bhikkhus, endowed with six things even while listening to the Teaching it is possible to come to the righteous method in meritorious things. What six?

Wishes to listen to the Teaching and Discipline declared by the Thus Gone One, lends ear and arouses the mind to understand it. Grasps the essential and ignores the non-essential, follows up from the grain.

Bhikkhus, endowed with these six things even while listening to the Teaching it is possible to come to the righteous method in meritorious things.

5. Appahàyasuttàü Ý Without giving up

009.05. Bhikkhus, without giving up six things, it is not possible to realize right view. What six?

The view about a self, doubts, grasping to the idea of breaking the rules and greed, hate and delusion which lead to hellish results.

Bhikkhus, without giving up these six things, it is not possible to realize right view.

Bhikkhus, giving up six things, it is possible to realize right view. What six?

The view about a self, doubts, grasping to the idea of breaking the rules and greed, hate and delusion which lead to hellish results.

Bhikkhus, giving up these six things, it is possible to realize right view.

6. Pahãnasuttaü Ý Giving up

009.06. Bhikkhus, these six things are dispelled in a person who has come to right view. What six?

The view about a self, doubts, grasping to the idea of breaking the rules and greed, hate and delusion which lead to hellish results.

Bhikkhus, these six things are dispelled in a person who has come to right view.

7. Abhabbasuttaü Ý Impossible

009.07. Bhikkhus, these six things do not arise to a person who has come to right view. What six?

The view about a self, doubts, grasping to the idea of breaking the rules and greed, hate and delusion which lead to hellish results.

Bhikkhus, these six things do not arise to a person who has come to right view.

8. Pañhama Ý abhabbaññhànasuttaü Ý First on impossibilities

009.08. Bhikkhus, these six are impossibilities. What six?

It is not possible that one come to right view should abide unruly not revering the Teacher, the Teaching, the Community of bhikkhus and the training. It is not possible that one come to right view should anticipate the future. It is not possible that one come to right view should be born the eighth time.

Bhikkhus, these six are impossibilities.

9. Dutiya Ý abhabbaññhànasuttaü Ý Second on impossibilities

009.09. Bhikkhus, these six are impossibilities. What six?

It is impossible that one come to right view should take any determination, as permanent, or pleasant, or as his self, or do an action, the results of which will follow without an interval, or desire purity through celebrating feasts, or seek one to give offerings outside this dispensation.

Bhikkhus, these six are impossibilities.

10. Tatiya Ý abhabbaññhànasuttaü Ý Third on impossibilities

009.10. Bhikkhus, these six are impossibilities. What six?

It is impossible that one come to right view should. deprive the life of mother, father, of a noble one, with a defiled mind cause the blood of the Thus Gone One to spill, split the Community of bhikkhus, or appoint another, as teacher.

Bhikkhus, these six are impossibilities.

11. Catutta Ý abhabbaññhànasuttaü Ý Fourth on impossibilities

009.11. Bhikkhus, these six are impossibilities. What six?

It is impossible that one come to right view should conclude that pleasantness and unpleasantness is brought about, by oneself, by an outsider, by oneself and an outsider, not brought about by oneself nor arisen without a cause, not brought about by an outsider nor arisen without a cause and to conclude that pleasantness and unpleasantness is not brought about by oneself, by an outsider or arisen without a cause. What is the reason?

There, bhikkhus, the one come to right view, has thoroughly seen the reason that pleasantness and unpleasantness arises on account of some reason.

Bhikkhus, these six are impossibilities.