Evaporating Evil


Instantly Evaporating all Evil Mental States!

The Blessed Buddha once said:
Bhikkhus and friends, if while one is trying to behave good and clever,
 occasionally due to a lapse of awareness, a momentary neglect occurs and
 evil detrimental memories and bad intentions arise in one, then slow might
 be the re-arising of one's awareness, but one should ultra-quickly leave all
 these thoughts, dispel these obsessions, and end these impulses, thereby
 eradicating both any phobia and mania. Imagine a man who let a tiny drop
 of water fall onto an iron plate heated for a whole day on the stove...
 Slow might be his letting go of the water drop, but then it would quickly
 vaporize and vanish, when hitting the pan. Even so, while one is neglecting
 the presence of acute awareness and the mind strays back into the mental
 habits of evil detrimental mental habits & bad intentions: Slow might be the
 re-arising of one's awareness, yet one should still then instantly leave these
 evil thoughts, dispel these obsessions, end these impulses, thereby eradicating
 any disadvantageous and afflicting phobia and mania. It is in exactly this
 way that a Bhikkhu has comprehended the ideal mode of behaviour and habit
 of living, that prevents any evil detrimental mental state of avariciousness,
 lust, greed, envy, jealousy and discontent in flowing in upon, enveloping and
 completely dominating his mind...

What is Evil,  Bad, Wrong, Disadvantageous and Detrimental (Akusala)?

Source (edited extract):
The Grouped Sayings of the Buddha. Samyutta Nikāya. Book IV [190-] 35:
6 Senses. Salayatana. States that entail Suffering. Dukkha-Dhammā 244.

Evaporating Evil...

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