Visuddhimagga III-79

44. Tā panetā cariyā kinnidānā?


Ñ(III,79): What is the source of these temperaments?

Kathañca jānitabbaṃ ‘‘ayaṃ puggalo rāgacarito, ayaṃ puggalo dosādīsu aññataracarito’’ti?


Ñ: And how is it to be known that such a person is of greedy temperament, that such a person is of one of those beginning with hating temperament?

Kiṃ caritassa puggalassa kiṃ sappāyanti?


Ñ: What suits one of what kind of temperament?

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