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Bhikkhuni Sundarinanda – Verses and Mural Painting

[To teach Sundarī, who was infatuated with her beauty,
the Buddha created the image of a beautiful woman
and had her grow old and decay, and said:]

“Āturaṁ asuciṁ pūtiṁ, passa Nande samussayaṁ,
“Deceased and impure and putrid, Nandā please look at the body,

Asubhāya cittaṁ bhāvehi, ekaggaṁ susamāhitaṁ. [82]
Develop your mind on the repulsive, one-pointed, well-composed.

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