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Longevity (1st) —Bhikkhu Sujato

Numbered Discourses 5

13. Sick

125. Longevity (1st)

1.1“Mendicants, these five things impede longevity. 1.2What five? 1.3Doing what is unsuitable, not knowing moderation in what is suitable, eating food unfit for consumption, activity at unsuitable times, and unchastity. 1.4These are the five things that impede longevity.

2.1These five things promote longevity. 2.2What five? 2.3Doing what is suitable, knowing moderation in what is suitable, eating food fit for consumption, activity at suitable times, and celibacy. 2.4These are the five things that promote longevity.”