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AN.IV.35 Vassakaara Sutta Vassakaara asks the Buddha whether a man with the following four qualities can be considered great:
1.having heard much [bahusuta]; 2. mindful [sati]; 3. diligent [sankappa], and; 4. wise [pa~n~naa].
Neither saying that he agreed or disagreed with these virtues, the Buddha gives his own set of virtues for a great man, namely;
1. being given to the welfare of others [kalyaa.nadhamma]; 2. mastery of the mind; 3. having attained the absorptions, and; 4. liberation of mind [cetovimutti] and liberation of wisdom [pa~n~naavimutti]
35/132 Catukanipaata Pa.thama Pa.n.naasaka A"nguttara A.ii.


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