much Good and doing No evil produces Divine
Whoever is never looking only for his own comfort
and, who does neither enjoy his house,
job, or social
status, such one as chief of planets will be reborn at the level of the
great Mahārājikā gods.
Whoever venerates mother, father, clan elders and recluses, is charitable,
patient and takes no pleasure
in quarrelling will be reborn higher among the
Whoever neither likes disputes, nor engage in quarrels, but only cherish righteousness go to
the Yāma gods.
Those who are very learned, who know Dhamma by heart,
are very wise, and
longing for release, completely
content with the purity of morality goes to the
Those who spontaneously are based on right
behaviour, giving, and monastic discipline, & are of
inevitably go to the
Nimmānarati gods. Those who are of superior virtue,
are open-minded, devoted to giving,
self-control and mental refinery
will be reborn among
the Paranimitta gods.
One attains to the
heaven by right conduct, to the blessing
Brahmas fine material world
jhāna meditation and to
Nibbāna by knowing things
as they really are. The fruit of ones behaviour is
pleasant or unpleasant. Pleasing behaviour produce a comfortable future state, while unpleasant
has pain and suffering as
future effect. These 3 should be reflected much upon: Death, disease, decay and
separation from all one likes, and the inevitable fruit of each particular type of action.
In this way
will one gradually reach the destruction of greed. Whoever is free from greed,
progress to perform merit!
Thus one discards all evil. You must all listen
to this summary, since this has been explained by the
Great Seer! Doing what is good
for others, and avoiding anything harmful to others is advantageous action,
while detrimental action is doing the opposite! 5 rebirth-destinations as god, human, ghost, animal, or
being have been explained by
himself to be the possible states for
future being in existence!
The Thirty-one Planes of Existence:
More details on the various
Divine Rebirth Destinations:
Source (edited extract):
Pañcagatidīpanī by Ashvaghosa
and Saddhammaghosa: 11-12th century AC.
Tr. by Ann A. Hazlewood.
Journal of the Pāli Text Society. Vol. XI 1987: