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AN.IV.163 Asubha Sutta The following modes of spiritual progress are enumerated:
1. painful progress with slow intuition [dukkhaapa.tipadaa dandhaabhi~n~naa] -- those who practice contemplation of loathesomeness of the body [], contemplation of repulsiveness of food [aahaarapa.tikuulasa~n~naa] and awareness of impermanence [aniccaasa~n~naa] -- thus instilling himself with an awareness of death, living on the five powers of a pupil [sekhabala] (faith, modesty, self-restraint, energy and wisdom) and for whom the controlling faculties [indriya] are not yet ripe;
2. painful progress with quick intuition [dukkhaapa.tipadaa khippaabhi~n~naa] -- those who practice contemplation of loathesomeness of the body [], contemplation of repulsiveness of food [aahaarapa.tikuulasa~n~naa] and awareness of impermanence [aniccaasa~n~naa] -- thus instilling himself with an awareness of death, living on the five powers of a pupil [sekhabala] and for whom the controlling faculties [indriya] are ripe ;
3. convenient progress with slow intuition [sukhaapa.tipadaa dandhaabhi~n~naa] -- those who are aloof from sense-desires, aloof from evil conditions, entering on each of the four absorptions in turn, living dependent on the five powers of a pupil [sekhabala] and for whom the controlling faculties [indriya] are not yet ripe, and;
4. convenient progress with quick intuition [sukhaapa.tipadaa khippaabhi~n~naa] -- those who are aloof from sense-desires, aloof from evil conditions, entering on each of the four absorptions in turn, living dependent on the five powers of a pupil [sekhabala] and for whom the controlling faculties [indriya] are ripe.
35/389 Catukanipaata Catuttha Pa.n.naasaka A"nguttara A.ii.


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