Posted by: Upāsaka | 12/29/2018


690 “Towards whom should one avoid conceit?
Towards whom should one show reverence?
To whom should one be ever respectful?
Whom is it proper to venerate deeply?”

[The Blessed One:] 691 “First one’s own mother and father,
Then one’s eldest family brother, Then one’s teacher as the fourth: Towards these one should avoid conceit;
Towards these one should be reverential;
These should be well respected; These it is good to venerate deeply.

692 “Having struck down conceit, humble,
One should pay homage to the arahants,
Those cool of heart, their tasks done,
The taintless ones, unsurpassed.”

Samyutta Nikaya

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