AN 1.31 to AN 1.40 Adanta Suttas

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A Single Thing

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Thanissaro Bhikkhu

31. "I don't envision a single thing that, when untamed, leads to such great harm as the mind. The mind, when untamed leads to great harm."

32. "I don't envision a single thing that, when tamed, leads to such great benefit as the mind. The mind, when tamed leads to great benefit."

33. "I don't envision a single thing that, when unguarded, leads to such great harm as the mind. The mind, when unguarded leads to great harm."

34. "I don't envision a single thing that, when guarded, leads to such great benefit as the mind. The mind, when guarded leads to great benefit."

35. "I don't envision a single thing that, when unprotected, leads to such great harm as the mind. The mind, when unprotected leads to great harm."

36. "I don't envision a single thing that, when protected, leads to such great benefit as the mind. The mind, when protected leads to great benefit."

37. "I don't envision a single thing that, when unrestrained, leads to such great harm as the mind. The mind, when unrestrained leads to great harm."

38. "I don't envision a single thing that, when restrained, leads to such great benefit as the mind. The mind, when restrained leads to great benefit."

39. "I don't envision a single thing that when untamed, unguarded, unprotected, unrestrained leads to such great harm as the mind. The mind when untamed, unguarded, unprotected, unrestrained leads to great harm."

40. "I don't envision a single thing that when tamed, guarded, protected, restrained leads to such great benefit as the mind. The mind when tamed, guarded, protected, restrained leads to great benefit."