1) If Earth Store Bodhisattva meets those who take life, he speaks of a retribution of a short lifespan.

2) If he meets robbers and petty thieves, he speaks of a retribution of poverty and acute suffering.

3) If he meets those who commit sexual misconduct, he speaks of the retribution of being born as pigeons and as mandrin ducks and drakes.

4) If he meets those of harsh speech, he speaks of the retribution of a quarreling family.

5) If he meets slanderers, he speaks of the retribution of a tongueless and cankerous mouth.

6) If he meets those with anger and hatred, he speaks of being ugly and crippled.

7) If he meets those who are stingy, he speaks of frustrated desires.

8) If he meets gluttons, he speaks of the retribution of hunger, thirst and sicknesses (illnesses) of the throat.

9) If he meets those who enjoy hunting, he speaks of a frightening insanity and disastrous fate.

10) If he meets those who rebel against their parens, he speaks of the retribution of being killed in natural disasters.

11) If he meets those who set fire to mountains or forests, he speaks of the retribution of seeking to commit suicide in the confusion of insanity.

12) If he meets malicious parents or step-parents, he speaks of the retribution of being flogged in future lives.

13) If he meets those who net and trap young animals, he speaks of the retribution of being separated from their own children.

14) If he meets those who slander the Triple Jewel, he speaks of the retribution of being blind, deaf or mute.

15) If he meets those who slight the Dharma and regard the teachings with arrogance, he speaks of the retribution of dwelling in the evil paths forever.

16) If he meets those who destroy or misuse possessions of the permanently dwelling, he speaks of the retribution of revolving in the hells for millions of kalpas.

17) If he meets those wo defile the pure conduct of others and falsely accuse the Sangha, he speaks of the retribution of an eternity in the animal realm.

18) If he meets those who scald, burn, behead, chop up or othewise harm living beings, he speaks of the retribution of repayment in kind.

19) If he meets those who violate precepts and the regulations of pure eating, he speaks of the retribution of being born as birds and beasts suffering from hunger and thirst.

20) If he meets those who are arrogant and haughty, he speaks of the retribution of being servile and of low classes.

21) If he meets those whose double-tongued behavior causes dissension and discord, he speaks of retribution of tonguelessness (being mute) and speech impediments.

22) If he meets those of deviant view, he speaks of the retribution of rebirth in the frontier regions.

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