1. Kumbha Sutta.-A pot without support is easily upset, so is it with the mind. Support for the mind is the Noble Eightfold Path. S.v.20f.
2. Kumbha Sutta.-A pot, if overset, empties out its water and cannot take it in again. A monk, cultivating the Eightfold Path, empties out Ill and cannot take it in again. S.v.48.