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Even were bandits savagely to sever you limb from limb with a two-handled saw, he who on that account entertained hate in his heart would be not be one who carried out my tea�ing. Monks, you should keep this instruction on the `Simile of the Saw’ constantly in mind. ~ BUDDHA, MAJJHIMA NIKAYA SUTTA 21 � * As there is an empty page here, the publisher (INWARD PATH) has inserted this “Simile of the Saw” for readers’ edification.

Now this is how you should train yourselves: “Our minds will remain unaffected, we shall u�er no bad words, we shall abide friendly and compassionate, with thoughts of lovingkindness and no inner hate. ” �at is how you should train yourselves. Even were bandits savagely to sever you limb from limb with a two-handled saw, he who on that account entertained hate in his heart would be not be one who carried out my tea�ing. Monks, you should keep this instruction on the `Simile of the Saw’ constantly in mind.

BUDDHA, MAJJHIMA NIKAYA SUTTA 21 � * As there is an empty page here, the publisher (INWARD PATH) has inserted this “Simile of the Saw” for readers’ edification.

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