What is the Fruit of
the Noble 8-fold Way?
The Blessed Buddha once said:
While alive, then he is untroubled, and when he dies too, then he is
A recluse who has seen the goal, lives undisturbed even in a sorrowful
world... Udāna 46
goes, there he is unafraid.. Wherever he sleeps, there he is
The nights and days neither touch, nor burn him. He sees nothing in this
world that is
to be kept, or lost.. Therefore his mind dwells in goodwill, and gentle
all beings until he falls asleep.
Samyutta Nikāya I 110
One who has attained the Dhamma has no task to do, as his task has been
As long as he has not obtained a foothold, any swimmer must strive to his
but when he has found a place to rest his feet, and gone up to dry
land, his striving is over,
because he has crossed to the further shore...
Samyutta Nikāya I 48
unconcerned, unagitated, & all undisturbed!
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