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Meghiyasuttaṃ – 001. Sambodhivaggo, Navakanipāta, Aṅguttara Nikāya

Venerable Meghiya sat under a certain tree to spend the day. When venerable Meghiya was abiding in that mango orchard, three evil demeritorious thoughts assailed him constantly, such as sensual thoughts, angry thoughts and hurtful thoughts. Then it occurred to venerable Meghiya: `It is wonderful and surprising I left home and became homeless out of faith. Yet am beset by these evil demeritorious thoughts of sensuality, anger and hurtfulness”

Venerable Meghiya approached The Blessed One, worshipped, sat on a side and said what has happened. 

“Meghiya, it is immaturity. The maturity of five things lead to the release of mind. What five? Here, Meghiya the bhikkhu becomes a spiritual friend, a good associate with good friendship……….

 

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