Peace is the answer  
English translation of
Holy Sutta Nipata
English translation by V. Fausböll
taken from

Book 02 Kulavagga : Chapter 06 Dhammakariyasutta or Kapilasutta

A just life, a religious life, this they call the best gem, if any one has gone forth from house-life to a houseless life.

But if he be harsh-spoken, and like a beast delighting in injuring (others), then the life of such a one is very wicked, and he increases his own pollution.

A Bhikkhu who delights in quarrelling and is shrouded in folly, does not understand the Dhamma that is preached and taught by Buddha.

Injuring his own cultivated mind, and led by ignorance, he does not understand that sin is the way leading to hell.

Having gone to calamity, from womb to womb, from darkness to darkness, such a Bhikkhu verily, after passing away, goes to pain.


As when there is a pit of excrement (that has become) full during a number of years,--he who should be such a one full of sin is difficult to purify.

Whom you know to be such a one, O Bhikkhus, (a man) dependent on a house, having sinful desires, sinful thoughts, and being with sinful deeds and objects,

Him do avoid, being all in concord; blow him away as sweepings, put him away as rubbish.

Then remove as chaff those that are no Sama/n/as, (but only) think themselves, blowing away those that have sinful desires and those with sinful deeds and objects.

Be pure and live together with the pure, being thoughtful; then agreeing (and) wise you will put an end to pain.

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