Visuddhimagga VI-53

Susānā nikkhamanteneva ca āgamanamaggo vavatthapetabbo, yena maggena nikkhantosmi, ayaṃ maggo pācīnadisābhimukho vā gacchati, pacchimauttaradakkhiṇadisābhimukho vā gacchati, vidisābhimukho vā gacchati.


Ñ(VI,53): As he leaves the charnel ground he should define the path he comes back by thus: 'The path by which I have left goes in an easterly direction, westerly ... northerly ... southerly direction', or 'It goes in an intermediate direction';

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