16. Kodhapeyyālaṃ | 2 | Aṅguttara

Aṅguttara Nikāya
2. Dukanipāta

16. Kodhapeyyālaṃ
XVI. Anger

180 (1)–184 (5)

Bhikkhus, there are these 2 qualities. What 2?

(180) Anger and hostility ...
(181) Denigration and insolence ...
(182) Envy and miserliness ...
(183) Deceitfulness and craftiness ...
(184) Moral shamelessness and moral recklessness.

- These are the 2 qualities.

185 (6)–189 (10)

Bhikkhus, there are these 2 qualities. What 2?

(185) Non-anger and non-hostility ...
(186) Non-denigration and non-insolence ...
(187) Non-envy and non-miserliness ...
(188) Non-deceitfulness and non-craftiness ...
(189) Moral shame and moral dread.

- These are the 2 qualities.

190 (11)–194 (15)

Bhikkhus, possessing 2 qualities, one dwells in suffering. What 2?

(190) Anger and hostility ...
(191) Denigration and insolence ...
(192) Envy and miserliness ...
(193) Deceitfulness and craftiness ...
(194) Moral shamelessness and moral recklessness.

- Possessing these 2 qualities, one dwells in suffering.

195 (16)–199 (20)

Bhikkhus, possessing 2 qualities, one dwells happily. What 2?

(195) Non-anger and non-hostility ...
(196) Non-denigration and non-insolence ...
(197) Non-envy and non-miserliness ...
(198) Non-deceitfulness and non-craftiness ...
(199) Moral shame and moral dread.

- Possessing these 2 qualities, one dwells happily.

200 (21)–204 (25)

Bhikkhus, these 2 qualities lead to the decline of a Bhikkhu who is a trainee. What 2?

(200) Anger and hostility ...
(201) Denigration and insolence ...
(202) Envy and miserliness ...
(203) Deceitfulness and craftiness ...
(204) Moral shamelessness and moral recklessness.

- These 2 qualities lead to the decline of a Bhikkhu who is a trainee.

205 (26)–209 (30)

Bhikkhus, these 2 qualities lead to the non-decline of a Bhikkhu who is a trainee. What 2?

(205) Non-anger and non-hostility ...
(206) Non-denigration and non-insolence ...
(207) Non-envy and non-miserliness ...
(208) Non-deceitfulness and non-craftiness ...
(209) Moral shame and moral dread.

- These 2 qualities lead to the non-decline of a Bhikkhu who is a trainee.

210 (31)–214 (35)

Bhikkhus, possessing 2 qualities, one is deposited in hell as if brought there. What 2?

(210) Anger and hostility ...
(211) Denigration and insolence ...
(212) Envy and miserliness ...
(213) Deceitfulness and craftiness ...
(214) Moral shamelessness and moral recklessness.

- Possessing these 2 qualities, one is deposited in hell as if brought there.

215 (36)–219 (40)

Bhikkhus, possessing 2 qualities, one is deposited in heaven as if brought there. What 2?

(215) Non-anger and non-hostility ...
(216) Non-denigration and non-insolence ...
(217) Non-envy and non-miserliness ...
(218) Non-deceitfulness and non-craftiness ...
(219) Moral shame and moral dread.

- Possessing these 2 qualities, one is deposited in heaven as if brought there.

220 (41)–224 (45)

Bhikkhus, possessing 2 qualities, with the breakup of the body, after death, someone here is reborn in the plane of misery, in a bad destination, in the lower world, in hell. What 2?

(220) Anger and hostility ...
(221) Denigration and insolence ...
(222) Envy and miserliness ...
(223) Deceitfulness and craftiness ...
(224) Moral shamelessness and moral recklessness.

- Possessing these 2 qualities, with the breakup of the body, after death, someone here is reborn in the plane of misery, in a bad destination, in the lower world, in hell.

225 (46)–229 (50)

Bhikkhus, possessing 2 qualities, with the breakup of the body, after death, someone here is reborn in a good destination, in a heavenly world. What 2?

(225) Non-anger and non-hostility ...
(226) Non-denigration and non-insolence ...
(227) Non-envy and non-miserliness ...
(228) Non-deceitfulness and non-craftiness ...
(229) Moral shame and moral dread.

- Possessing these 2 qualities, with the breakup of the body, after death, someone here is reborn in a good destination, in a heavenly world.