Saturday, March 15, 2008

As the rising of the sun...

Delusion causes harm.

Delusion provokes the mind.

People don't realize itas a danger born from within.

A person, when deluded,

doesn't know his own welfare;

when deluded,doesn't see Dhamma.

Overcome with delusionhe's in the dark, blind.

But when one, abandoning delusion,

feels no delusionfor what would merit delusion,

he disperses all delusion — as the rising of the sun, the dark.
-Iti 3.39; Iti 83, The Group of Threes

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