Uncontrolled Hatred Leads to Harm
Who bears within them enmity - He has abused and beaten me, defeated meand plundered me hate is not allayed for them.
When a person holds that he was insulted, assaulted, defeated, or robbed,his anger continues unabated. The anger in such a person has no way of subsiding. The more he goes over his imaginary trouble the greater becomeshis desire to avenge it.
Who bears within no enmity: that he has abused and beaten me, defeatedme and plundered me, hate is quite allayed for them.
Living in human society, people often quarrel with one another. When suchconflicts occur, people often keep thinking about the wrongs done to themby others. When that happens, their anger tends to grow. But in those whoforgive and forget the wrongs done to them, anger quickly vanishes. Theyare then at peace.If you have evil thoughts and you know they are evil quickly dwell on a goodthought. Keep trying to think good thoughts. Also think of the consequencesof the bad thoughts if they do not go away.