Posted by: Upāsaka Subhavi | 05/14/2015

The Danger of Gain

134. Truly dangerous are gains, honours and fame. Concerning this, I have known a man, reading his mind, who even for the sake of a golden bowl filled with silver nuggets would not deliberately tell a lie. That same man have I seen at another time telling lies because his heart was obsessed by gains, honours and fame. Truly dangerous are gains, honours and fame.

Samyutta Nikaya II.233

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