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Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names by G P Malalasekera
Thāna Sutta:1.Thāna Sutta.-The four kinds of persons in the world - those who live on the fruit of their efforts,not of their deeds; those who live on the fruit of their deeds,not of their efforts; those who do both; those who do neither.A.ii.135.



2.Thāna Sutta.-A man’s virtue is to be understood only by association,his integrity by living with him,his courage by watching him in time of distress,his wisdom by conversing with him.A.ii.187ff.



3.Thāna Sutta.-Five things that make parents desire a son - he will help them,he will do his duty by them,he will keep up tradition,worthily possess his heritage and give merit to them when they are dead.A.iii.43.



4.Thāna Sutta.-The five unattainable states - ageing which brings no decay,sickening no disease,dying no death,wasting no destruction,ending no end.A.iii.54f.



5.Thāna Sutta.-Four occasions that exist - when action is unpleasant and unprofitable to the doer,when it is unpleasant but profitable,when it is pleasant but unprofitable,when it is both pleasant and profitable.A.ii.118f.



6.Thāna Sutta.-Five things which should often be contemplated by everyone - the possibility of old age,disease,death,separation from what is near and dear,and the fact that one is the result of one’s own deeds - and the purposes of such contemplation.A.iii.71ff.



7.Thāna Sutta.-The special attainments of the inhabitants of Uttarakuru,Jambudīpa and Tāvatimsa respectively.A.v.396.



8.Thāna Sutta.-Five conditions hard to be won by a woman who has won no merit - birth in a desirable family,marriage to a desirable person,having no other wife as rival,giving birth to a son and ability to retain the husband’s affection.S.iv.249.



9.Thāna Sutta.-The conditions that promote lust,malevolence,sloth,torpor,excitement and flurry,doubt and wavering,and the seven bojjhangas.S.v.84f.



10.Thāna Sutta.-The Buddha knows how things are caused and occasioned,and the fruits of actions.S.v.304.

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