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Gosho Quote for May 2017

 

Reply to Matsuno

(Matsuno dono-gohenji)

 

There are fourteen evil causes: (1) arrogance, (2) negligence, (3) arbitrary egotistical judgment, (4) shallow understanding, (5) attachment to earthly desires, (6) lack of desire to deepen understanding, (7) not believing, (8) aversion, (9) deluded doubt, (10) vilification, (11) contempt, (12) hatred, (13) jealousy, and (14) grudges.

(Gosho, p. 1046)