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Getting Rid of Resentment —Bhikkhu Sujato

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8. If You Want

80. Getting Rid of Resentment

1.1“Mendicants, there are these ten methods to get rid of resentment. 1.2What ten? 1.3Thinking: ‘They harmed me, but what can I possibly do?’ you get rid of resentment. 1.4Thinking: ‘They are harming me …’ … 1.5‘They will harm me …’ … 1.6‘They harmed someone I love …’ … 1.7‘They are harming someone I love …’ 1.8‘They will harm someone I love …’ … They helped someone I dislike …’ … 1.9‘They are helping someone I dislike …’ … 1.10Thinking: ‘They will help someone I dislike, but what can I possibly do?’ you get rid of resentment. 1.11And you don’t get angry for no reason. 1.12These are the ten ways of getting rid of resentment.”

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