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But if there were indeed twelve Aras from the beginning, they uttagadhyayana have been suggested by the twelve months of the year. The Living Beings and the Things without life will be described with reference to suttra. A great sage should not eat for the sake of the pleasant taste of the food but for the sustenance of life, being not dainty uttaradhyayanaa eager for good fare, restraining his tongue, and being without cupidity.
Thus they are of many kinds. Now you have entered on the path from which the thorns have been cleared, the great path; walk in the right path; Gautama, etc. A zealous monk should prevent his speech from expressing desires, etc. Once on his begging tour, he approached the enclosure of a Brahmanical sacrifice.
One should not permit or consent to the killing of living beings; then he will perhaps be delivered from all misery; thus have spoken the preceptors who have proclaimed the Law of ascetics. The original has the plural instead of the singular. If he does not meet with a clever companion who surpasses or equals him in virtue, he should live by himself, abstaining from sins and not devoted to pleasures.
He should first inspect his mouth-cloth, 11 then his broom, 12 and taking the broom in his hand he should inspect his cloth. Different from other men a monk should wander about, he should acquire no property; but not being attached to householders, he should live without a fixed residence.
Thus external austerities have been briefly explained; I shall now explain internal austerities in due order.
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If a Nirgrantha converses with women, etc. He who adopts the conduct which the wise ones 19 have attained by their virtues and always practised, will not incur blame. The eight kinds of Vyantaras are: He should always abstain from the five orders of pleasant things: It is very hard to bear pains again and again in the endless Circle of Births. O king, you give up those wonderful pleasures, in search of imaginary objects; your very hope will cause your ruin.
Do not get into an uneven road like a weak burden-bearer; for you will repent of it afterwards; Gautama, be careful all the while!
There he saw a restrained and concentrated saint sitting below a tree, who looked delicate and accustomed to comfort. Having by control and austerities destroyed their Karman, great sages, whose purpose is to get rid of all misery, proceed to perfection. I ask you to solve this my doubt, O saint. By possession of faith he annihilates wrong belief which is the cause of worldly existence, and he will not lose his inner light; but he endues his Self with the highest knowledge and faith, and purifies it.
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The characteristic of development is singleness, separateness, 9 number, form, conjunction, and disjunction. The gods who are born in the regions above the Kalpas are of two kinds: Though those who possess the three Guptis, cannot be disturbed even by well-adorned goddesses, still it is recommended to monks to live by themselves, as this is wholesome in every way.
He suffers pain at the time of their enjoyment to procure which he had suffered misery. Both are again of many kinds.
Uttaradhgayana things weaken the intellect and allure many; therefore keep them out of your mind. Let us, therefore, fully enjoy the pleasures; afterwards we shall go forth on the road of salvation. He who does not profess and live on divination from cuts and shreds, 3 from utharadhyayana on the earth or in the air, from dreams, from diagrams, sticks, and properties of buildings, from changes in the body, from the meaning 4 of the cries of animals —he is a true monk.
To give way to: A Jaina author cannot forbear to name things from his religious point of looking at them.
Those endowed with excellent knowledge live many nayutas 6 of years; so great a loss suffer the fools in a life of less than a hundred years! He who though not versed in the sacred doctrines 16 nor acquainted with other systems, 17 holds no wrong doctrines, believes by brief exposition.
Suffering from insects a great sage remains undisturbed. In a burial-place, or a deserted house, or below a tree he should sit down, alone, without moving, and he should not drive away any one. A monk who always exerts himself with regard to the thirty-one qualities of Siddhas, etc.
This primitive conceit was by the ancients combined with the conceit of the year, so that the four ages were compared with the four seasons of the sktra.
If a layman abuses a monk, he should not grow angry against him; because he would be like a child, 11 a monk should not grow angry. He walks carefully who uttaradhyayanz attention uttaradhyaywna to his walk and his body executing itwhilst he avoids attending to the objects of sense, but minds his study, the latter in all five ways.
After having enjoyed, in the company of the beautiful ladies of his seraglio, excellent pleasures which match those of the heavens, king Nami became enlightened and gave up his pleasures. On the samitis see below, Twelfth Lecture, 2.
Having heard this from the venerable men who control themselves and subdue their senses, the virtuous and the learned do not tremble in the hour of death. This is the fivefold knowledge. By the longing for liberation the soul obtains an intense desire of the Law; by an intense desire of the Law he quickly arrives at an increased longing for liberation; he destroys anger, pride, deceit, and greed, which reproduce themselves infinitely; he acquires no bad Karman, and ridding himself of wrong belief which is the consequence of the latter, he becomes possessed of right faith; by the purity of faith some will reach perfection after one birth; nobody, however, who has got this purity, will be born more than thrice before he reaches perfection.
But all kinds of objects of the senses, sounds, etc. When he had thus made his parents repeat their permission, he gave up for ever his claims in any property, just as the snake casts off its slough.
sutrq By concentration of his thoughts he obtains stability of the mind. All as in verses Without being asked nothing should be spoken, and even when asked, untruth should not be spoken.
The hand of the giver is not always kindly stretched out to a monk when he is on his begging tour; but he should not think that it would be better to live as a householder. A chaste monk should never recall urtaradhyayana his mind how he had laughed and played with women, and had enjoyed them, how they became jealous, and what tricks he played to frighten them.