Ath ShreeDumaswativirchitam. 

(ENGLISH CONVERSION OF ORIGINAL LANGUAGE WORDS )

 Prashmartiprakranam l

 

Ath ksaydhikar: ll2ll

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2.  On Passions

 Who is competent even to mention the evils met by that (Jiva) which is seized by an un-conquerable anger, pride, delusion and greed? 24.

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 (In case of such a man) anger destroys affection, pride annihilates humility, delusion destroys confidence and greed destroys all noble virtues.9 25.

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 Anger is cause of agony, cause of distress, cause of chains of enmity, (and) destroyer of sugati (=noble state of birth).  26.

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 Which wise man will give, even for a moment, an opportunity to pride, which spoils knowledge, character, humility and is an obstacle in the way of Dharma, Artha and Kama (= the three objectives of life)? 27.

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 Even though a treacherous person, does no harm, still he is untrustworthy like a snake, because he is struck by his own faults.  28.

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 How can One, even for a moment obtain happiness being swallowed by greed which is dwelling place of all sorts of evils and royal road to all the vices? 29.

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 Thus, being cause of suffering, anger, pride, delusion and greed are the leaders of the difficult of the difficult path of cycle of births and deaths for all beings.  30. 

 Here ends Chapter on Passions

   

 

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