Pāḷi Dictionary

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This site is online Pāḷi Dictionary (Pāli to Chinese, Pāli to English, Pāli to Japanese, Pāli-Vietnamese, Pāli-Burmese). The source of the dictionaries come from Pali Canon E-Dictionary Version 1.94 (PCED). The source code of this website is at pali repository on GitHub, and the data of this website is at data repository on GitHub. Any suggestion or questions? Welcome to contact me.

Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names by G P Malalasekera
Vacchagotta Sutta:The Paribbājaka Vacchagotta asks the Buddha if it be true that the Buddha discourages the giving of alms to other than his own followers.

The Buddha says that,in his eyes,even pot scorings or dregs from cups thrown into a pool or cesspool,to feed the creatures living there,would be a source of merit.But gifts made to the good are more fruitful than those made to the wicked.The good are those who have abandoned lust,malevolence,sloth and torpor,excitement and-flurry and doubt and wavering.A.i.160f.

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