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AN 5.129 Parikuppasutta: Fatal Wounds

[Note: Tradition holds that these five actions prevent one from attaining stages of enlightenment in the current life, lead directly to hell after the current life, and must have their results experienced fully before someone attains full enlightenment at passing away.]

“Mendicants, these five fatal wounds lead to a place of loss, to hell. What five? Murdering your mother or father or a perfected one; maliciously shedding the blood of a Realized One; and causing a schism in the Saṅgha. These five fatal wounds lead to a place of loss, to hell.”

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