1. Kumma Sutta.-A monk should be like the tortoise, inwardly withdrawing (S.i.7). v.l. Dukkara Sutta.
2. Kumma Sutta.-Gains, favours and flattery - these are the snares of Māra, resembling the corded harpoon with which a tortoise all unwittingly was caught of old. S.ii.226.
3. Kumma Sutta.-Like the tortoise who withdrew all his limbs into his shell lest the jackal should catch him, so let the monk ceaselessly guard all his senses from Māra. S.iv.177.