How to treat a person with virtue - sutta reference etc?

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How to treat a person with virtue - sutta reference etc?

Postby Ordinaryperson » Mon Aug 17, 2009 2:57 am

Hi Bhantes and All,

Could you provide me some references on sutta that mention the way to treat a person with virtue please? i.e. a person that has no more sin.

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Re: How to treat a person with virtue - sutta reference etc?

Postby genkaku » Mon Aug 17, 2009 12:12 pm

Dear OP -- Could you clarify the question a little? Do you mean how do you exercise your own sinless virtue when dealing with others? Or do you mean, how do you treat someone you imagine to be without sin?

Sorry if my head is muddled.

My own question is, is there any difference between these two?
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Re: How to treat a person with virtue - sutta reference etc?

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Re: How to treat a person with virtue - sutta reference etc?

Postby Ordinaryperson » Mon Aug 17, 2009 2:23 pm


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Re: How to treat a person with virtue - sutta reference etc?

Postby BlackBird » Wed Aug 19, 2009 11:18 pm

At a guess, just be respectful?
If this person is virtuous they are likely to be compassionate.
Listen intently to their every word?
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'The Blessed One is the Teacher, I am a disciple. He is the one who knows, not I." -


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