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Temporarily Free (1st) —Bhikkhu Sujato

Numbered Discourses 5

15. At Tikaṇḍakī

149. Temporarily Free (1st)

1.1“Mendicants, these five things lead to the decline of a mendicant who is temporarily free. 1.2What five? 1.3They relish work, talk, sleep, and company. And they don’t review the extent of their mind’s freedom. 1.4These five things lead to the decline of a mendicant who is temporarily free.

2.1These five things don’t lead to the decline of a mendicant who is temporarily free. 2.2What five? 2.3They don’t relish work, talk, sleep, and company. And they review the extent of their mind’s freedom. 2.4These five things don’t lead to the decline of a mendicant who is temporarily free.”