Itivuttaka 5

This was said by the Blessed One, said by the Arahant, so I have heard: “Abandon one quality, monks, and I guarantee you non-return. Which one quality? Abandon contempt as the one quality, and I guarantee you non-return.”

The contempt with which

beings go to a bad destination,


from rightly knowing that contempt,

those who see clearly

let go.

Letting go,

they never come to this world