DHAMMATTHA VAGGA

256) Na tena hoti dhammaṭṭho, yenatthaṃ sāhasā naye; yo ca atthaṃ anatthañca, ubho niccheyya paṇḍito.


257) Asāhasena dhammena, samena nayatī pare; dhammassa gutto medhāvī, “dhammaṭṭho”ti pavuccati.


258) Na tena paṇḍito hoti, yāvatā bahu bhāsati; khemī averī abhayo, “paṇḍito”ti pavuccati.


259) Na tāvatā dhammadharo, yāvatā bahu bhāsati; yo ca appampi sutvāna, dhammaṃ kāyena passati; sa ve dhammadharo hoti, yo dhammaṃ nappamajjati.


260) Na tena thero so hoti ‚, yenassa palitaṃ siro; paripakko vayo tassa, “moghajiṇṇo”ti vuccati.


261) Yamhi saccañca dhammo ca, ahiṃsā saṃyamo damo; sa ve vantamalo dhīro, “thero” iti ‚ pavuccati.


262) Na vākkaraṇamattena, vaṇṇapokkharatāya vā; sādhurūpo naro hoti, issukī maccharī saṭho.


263) Yassa cetaṃ samucchinnaṃ, mūlaghaccaṃ samūhataṃ; sa vantadoso medhāvī, “sādhurūpo”ti vuccati.


264) Na muṇḍakena samaṇo, abbato alikaṃ bhaṇaṃ; icchālobhasamāpanno, samaṇo kiṃ bhavissati.


265) Yo ca sameti pāpāni, aṇuṃ thūlāni sabbaso; samitattā hi pāpānaṃ, “samaṇo”ti pavuccati.


266) Na tena bhikkhu so hoti, yāvatā bhikkhate pare; vissaṃ dhammaṃ samādāya, bhikkhu hoti na tāvatā.


267) Yodha puññañca pāpañca, bāhetvā brahmacariyavā; saṅkhāya loke carati, sa ve “bhikkhū”ti vuccati.


268) Na monena munī hoti, mūḷharūpo aviddasu; yo ca tulaṃva paggayha, varamādāya paṇḍito.


269) Pāpāni parivajjeti, sa munī tena so muni; yo munāti ubho loke, “muni” tena pavuccati.


270) Na tena ariyo hoti, yena pāṇāni hiṃsati; ahiṃsā sabbapāṇānaṃ, “ariyo”ti pavuccati.


271) Na sīlabbatamattena, bāhusaccena vā pana; atha vā samādhilābhena, vivittasayanena vā.


272) Phusāmi nekkhammasukhaṃ, aputhujjanasevitaṃ; bhikkhu vissāsamāpādi, appatto āsavakkhayaṃ.