How does the Stream-Enterer approach NibbAna?
Savatthi the Blessed
explained the 6 keys:
Noble Disciple who possesses four things is a
no longer bound to
the lower worlds, fixed in destiny, with
as his assured destination.
Well established on these
4 factors of Stream-Entry
one should develop further the 6 things,
that contribute to true
1: One should dwell observing the impermanence of all phenomena.
2: One should dwell experiencing the suffering in all, that is impermanent.
3: One should dwell experiencing the impersonality of all, that is suffering.
4: One should dwell experiencing the gradual withdrawal by relinquishment.
5: One should dwell experiencing the fading away of
desire by disillusion..
6: One should dwell experiencing the peaceful ceasing of all craving...
It is in exactly this way, that you should train yourself..
Notes: The Stream Winner!A Stream-Enterer
has a maximum of 7 lives left before his
He or she cannot be reborn in hell, as ghost, as animal, or as angry demon,
and is thus safe
from samsaric downfall.. Further details see:
More on gaining a surely
Grouped Sayings of the Buddha. Samyutta
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