13.1.2 畜生趣 Livestock interest
Livestock, reckless in nature, unable to stand on their own, can only be raised by humans (as shown in Illustration 13.1.2), hence the name, such as animals, fish, insects, etc. Sentient beings who have done evil karma and have many fools are inductively born on this path. Among the three evil paths, Livestock interest is path of blood, that is, livestock and the like bite and devour each other. The ten evils of middle grade give birth to this interest, here, associating with environment, with heart, and affair to distinguish the livestock interest.
1. Evil environments of middle grade are such as killing ghosts and livestock, stealing ghosts’ and livestock’s properties, etc.
2. With evil hearts of middle grade, has annoyances not light, nor are extremely fierce and sharp, etc.
3. Evil affair of middle grade, or do it again, repeatedly, etc.
Generally to say, ferocious karma randomly aroused from view-muddles and loves, are named as middle grade of ten ferocities. Law love is first juristic quadrant (refer to section 11.1) is greed (i.e. nature of love is greed). Love annoyances refer to all mean muddles (refer to section 14.3).畜生趣遍在诸处，两足四足，多足无足，水陆空行，互相吞啖。此道有情多愚痴贪欲。种类至繁，无量无数，兹约数义以括之：
Livestock interests are everywhere, with two legs, four legs, multi legs and legless, land and water, devouring each other. Sentients in the path are foolish, ignorant, and greedy. The variety is extremely numerous, immeasurable, and innumerable, and the approximate meanings are summarized here:一、就形言，有披毛戴角鳞甲等之别。
First, in terms of form, there are differences among wearing hairs, horns, and scales.
Second, in terms of reliant place, there are differences such as water, land, and air, etc.
Third, in terms of land, the heavy one is in the soil, the middle one is in the mountains and forests, and the light one is raised by people.四、就昼夜言，谓昼行、夜行、昼夜行者。
Fourth, as far as day and night are concerned, they are called day walkers, night walkers, and day and night walkers.
Fifth, as far as the strong and the weak are concerned, the strong conquers the weak, drinks blood and eats flesh, devours each other, horribly fearsome in many ways.
Sixth, as far as the lifespans are concerned, their lifespans are uncertain, and those who are extremely long have a catastrophe. 七、就胜劣言，虽属旁生，由福德力，或为龙王、狮子王、金翅鸟王（注1）等。
Seventh, as far as superiority and inferiority are concerned, although they belong to side born creatures, due to fortunate virtuous power, they may be dragon kings, lion kings (annotation 1), golden eagle kings, etc.
Eighth, as far as birth is concerned, there are womb birth, egg birth, wet birth, conversion birth, etc.
Ninth, as far as recompensing interests are concerned, this path is pervasive in the six paths, which are hell interest, livestock interests, hungry ghost interest, asura interest, human interest, sky interest.
Annotation 1, these three kinds of beasts are God (alias Godfather, as shown in Figure 13.1.2-2), gold boy (alias Adam), and jade girl (alias Eve). They all had experienced through the Livestock Path catastrophe. The Chihuahua dog in Illustration 13.1.2-1-21 of this article is self-portrait of Tlaloc, Mexican rain god, in his golden boy period (youth). And the up-left girl with goat legs is God Thor’s daughter Tanngrisnir (i.e., one that grinds teeth; Eve; refer to section 15.3).
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