Friends:

What can enable an Entering into the Stream?

The Blessed Buddha once explained how to Enter the Stream to Nibbāna
Bhikkhus & friends, these 4 states, when developed & made much of leads
to the realization of the fruit of Stream-entry (sotāpatti-phala)!
Which four?

1: Meeting, visiting and waiting on Great Men...
2: Hearing and studying the true Dhamma Doctrine...
3: Practice in accordance with this genuine Dhamma...
4: Rational and careful Attention to cause and effect...

These 4 states, when developed & made much of leads to the fruition of
Once-returning (sakadagami-phala) or further to Non-return (anagami-phala).
These 4 states, when developed & made much of leads finally to the fruition
of Arahat-ship, the Awakening that is Enlightenment (arahatta-phala)!
Bhikkhus these 4 states, when developed & made much of leads directly to
the reaching, attaining & realizing of genuine and liberating Understanding;
To the state of Awakening of Understanding;
To the state of Wealth of Understanding;
To the state of Great Understanding;
To the state of Open Understanding;
To the state of Wide Understanding;
To the state of Profound Understanding;
To the state of Deep Understanding;
To the state of Unequalled Understanding;
To the state of Universal Understanding;
To the state of Extensive Understanding;
To the state of Quick Understanding;
To the state of Instant Understanding;
To the state of Light Understanding;
To the state of Laughing Understanding;
To the state of Acute Understanding;
To the state of Penetrative Understanding!
To the state of Ultimate and Absolute Understanding!
What four?
1: Meeting, visiting and waiting on great men...
2: Hearing and reading the true Doctrine of the Dhamma...
3: Practice in accordance with this genuine & righteous Dhamma Law...
4: Careful and rational Attention to what is cause and what is effect...



More on gaining a surely safe future: Stream-Entry:
https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/III/Fine_Faith.htm
https://What-Buddha-Said.net/sangha/Sangha_Entry.htm
https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/IV/The_6_Keys.htm
https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/II/The_4_Doors.htm
https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/IV/Internal_Bath.htm
https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/IV/Divine_Tracks.htm
https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/II/How_to_Enter.htm
https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/II/Stream-Enterer.htm
https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/III/Faith_Summary.htm
https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/IV/Stream_Entrance.htm
https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/IV/Stream-Entry_Tools.htm
https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/IV/Assured_Destination.htm
https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/IV/Impossible_Alteration.htm
https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/Fruits_of_the_Noble_Way.htm
https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/II/Links_to_Stream_Entry.htm
https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/IV/Friends_and_Colleagues.htm
https://What-Buddha-Said.net/library/DPPN/wtb/a/ariya_puggala.htm
https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/II/Helpers_to_Stream_Entry.htm
https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/Entering_the_Stream_Supreme.htm

https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/IV/The_4_Steps_to_Stream-Entry.htm



Source: The Path of Discrimination XXI The canonical Patisambhidamagga [ii 189]
The Essay on Great Understanding. By Venerable Sāriputta.
http://store.pariyatti.org/Path-of-Discrimination-2nd-Edition_p_2126.html

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