aviniassa, sampatti vinissa ya.
nayam, sikkham se abhigacchai. (170)
He who is
modest and respectful gains knowledge and he who is arrogant and
disrespectful fails to gain knowledge. He who is aware of these two facts
acquires education. (170)
thanehim, jehim sikkha na labbhai.
pamaenam, rogenatassaena ya. (171)
negligence, disease and laziness these are five factors on account of
which one fails to receive education. (171)
thanehim, sikkhasile tti vuccai.
dante. na ya mammamudahare.
visile, na siya ailolue.
saccarae, sikkhasile tti vuccai. (172 & 173)
in jokes, ever controlling oneself, not revealing the secrets of others,
not lacking good manners, not exhibiting bad manners, not being very much
greedy, not being angry and being committed to truthfulness; these are
eight traits of character on account of which one is called a (true) lover
of education. (172 & 173)
Nanamegaggacitto a, thio a thavayai param.
ahijjitta, rao suasamahie. (174)
acquires knowledge and concentration of mind by studying scriptures. He
becomes firm in religion and helps others to acquire that firmness. Thus
throught the studies of scriptures he becomes absorbed in the
contemplation of what is expounded therein. (174)
gurukule niccam, jogavam uvahanavam.
piyamvai, se sikkham laddhumarihai. (175)
He who always
resides with the preceptor, practising meditation and austerities, is
pleasant in action and sweet in speech such a person is fit to receive
divasayam, paippae so ya dippae divo.
dippamti param ca divemti. (176)
A lamp lights
hundreds of other lamps and yet remains lighted; so are the Acaryas who
like a lamp enlighten others and continue to remain enlightened