Entering the Stream Supreme!
Sakyamuni Sambuddha Vihara
Buddhist Vihara Victoria Inc (ABN: 35 437 197 725)
Friends:What can enable an Entering into the Stream?
The Blessed Buddha once explained how to Enter the Stream to Nibbana
Bhikkhus & friends, these 4 states, when developed & made much of leads
to the realization of the fruit of Stream-entry (sotapatti-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!
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:
Source: The Path of Discrimination XXI The canonical Patisambhidamagga [ii 189]
The Essay on Great Understanding. By Venerable Sariputta.
Entering the Stream Supreme!
Updated: 02 Jan 2012 http://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/II/Helpers_to_Stream_Entry.htm
Upcoming events at Sakyamuni Sambuddha Vihara, 125 Homestead Road, Berwick. Melway's reference: 130 J2 for 06 January 2012:Saturday, 7 January @ 8:00 AM, Monthly Adult Sil Program in Sinhala: More info
Saturday, 7 January @ 7:00 PM, Osupan Pujava (Medicinal Drinks Offering): More info
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