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Rāja Sutta/Vagga

1. Rāja Vagga.– The ninth section of the Majjhimanikāya (Suttas 81‑90). M.ii.44 ff.

2. Rāja Vagga.– The fourteenth chapter of the Pañcaka Nipāta of the Aṅguttaranikāya. A.iii.147‑64.

1. Rāja Sutta.– Five good qualities in a king — pure descent, great wealth, strong army, wise minister, glory — which make him secure in his conquest. Five similar qualities in a monk — virtuous conduct, wide and deep learning, active energy, insight, release — which bring him emancipation. A.iii.149 ff.

2. Rāja Sutta.– On the eighth day of the lunar fortnight, the ministers of the Cātummahārājāno visit the earth, on the fourteenth day their sons, on the fifteenth day the kings themselves. They report what they find at the assembly of the gods in Sudhammā hall and rejoice if men have done good, sorrowing if they have done evil. A.i.142 f.

3. Rāja Sutta.– Men should keep their fast, not in order to be Sakka who is not rid of passion, malice or delusion, but to be Arahants. A.i.143 f.

4. Rāja Sutta.– Pasenadi asks the Buddha if there is any born thing which is free from decay and death. No, answers the Buddha, not even the Arahants. S.i.71.

5. Rāja Sutta.– Just as all petty princes follow in the train of a universal monarch, so do all profitable states follow earnestness. S.v.44.

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