The Simile of the Man Who Carried Hemp (DN23)

Hi Folks,

I am trying to find a sutta, I don’t know where is it!

I recall in the sutta there is a story of 2 men on a journey and they were carrying some stuff home. They then saw something of higher value, the first man put down what he was carrying in order to pick up the new items. The 2nd man refused to do so. This repeats itself a few times and by the time they got home, the first man was well loved by his family as he brought home something of high value. The 2nd man on the other hand was a disappointment to him family.

Any idea where I can find this sutta?

Thanks _/_


DN 23.2.14 (The Simile of the Man Who Carried Hemp)


Thanks very much! This is indeed the sutta I am looking for.

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