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The Book of Protection

Paritta

Chapter IV - The Thirty-two Parts Of The Body

Dvattimsakara

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There are in this body:

  1. head-hairs,
  2. body-hairs,
  3. nails,
  4. teeth,
  5. skin,
  6. flesh,
  7. sinews,
  8. bones,
  9. marrow,
  10. kidneys,
  11. heart,
  12. liver,
  13. pleura,
  14. spleen,
  15. lungs,
  16. intestines,
  17. intestinal tract,
  18. stomach,
  19. feces,
  20. bile,
  21. phlegm,
  22. pus,
  23. blood,
  24. sweat,
  25. fat,
  26. tears,
  27. grease,
  28. saliva,
  29. nasal mucus,
  30. synovium (oil lubricating the joints),
  31. urine,
  32. and brain in the skull.
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- Footnotes:

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Khp. No. 3; cf. D. ii, 293; M. I, 57; iii, 90. Also see below Girimananda sutta 15.

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