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Drop of Dhamma Delight!

Friends:

Sweet are the Advantageous Fruits:



Once in Savatthi the Blessed Buddha said this:
Bhikkhus
, these four things when developed, cultivated and refined lead:
to the Noble Fruit of Stream-Entry
(Sotāpatti-phala)... 
to the Noble Fruit of Once-Return (Sakadāgāmi-phala)...
to the Noble Fruit of Non-Return
(Anāgāmi-phala)...
to the Noble Fruit of Arahant-ship (Arahatta-phala)...
to absolutely
true Understanding...
to comprehensive Understanding...  
to expanding Understanding...
to extensive Understanding... 
to elevated Understanding...
to deep Understanding... 
to wide Understanding...

to vast Understanding... 
to rich Understanding... 
to quick Understanding...  
to joyous Understanding...
to buoyant Understanding... 
to sweeping Understanding... 
to unequalled Understanding... 
to razor-sharp Understanding... 
to
profound penetrating Wisdom...
to incisive transcendent Breakthrough!
What four?
1: Friendship with excellent persons, 
2: Learning the true Dhamma,
3: Careful and rational attention,

4: Praxis in accordance with the Dhamma.

These and the 4 factors of Stream-Entry lead to this pervasive fruition!



Source (edited extract):
The Grouped Sayings of the Buddha. Samyutta Nikāya. [V:411-13]
section 55: Sotāpattisamyutta. Thread 55-74: The Fruits...

 

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Entering the Stream Supreme, Fine_Faith, Sangha_Entry, The_6_Keys,
The_4_Doors, Internal_Bath, Divine_Tracks, How_to_Enter, Stream-Enterer,

Stream_Entrance, Stream-Entry Tools, Assured_Destination, Impossible_Alteration,

Fruits_of_the_Noble_Way, Links_to_Stream_Entry, The_4_Steps_to_Stream-Entry,
Friends_and_Colleagues,
Ariya_Puggala,
Entering_the_Stream_Supreme Going_Upwards

Helpers_to_Stream_Entry, No_Fear!

Far-reaching Fruition..


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