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Academic Sutta NameNotes PSA PlaeVaggaNikayaPTSKeywords
It.034 Aataapi Sutta Bhikkhus, a bhikkhu who is without ardour and without fear of wrongdoing is incapable of attaining enlightenment, incapable of attaining Nibbana, incapable of attaining the supreme security from bondage. But a bhikkhu who has ardour and fear of wrongdoing is capable of doing so." One who is not ardent, reckless, Lazy and of little vigour, Full of lethargy and torpor, Shameless and without respect- Such a bhikkhu cannot attain Enlightenment which is supreme. But a mindful and discerning meditator, Ardent, scrupulous and diligent, Having severed the fetters of birth and decay, Can attain for himself right here and now Enlightenment which is supreme. 45/202 Itivuttaka Khuddhaka It.027 ardour


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