Sotāpanna requirements

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Sotāpanna requirements

Postby ignobleone » Sat Mar 24, 2012 5:21 am

Consistently mentioned in several suttas (excluding commentaries) such as:
SN 55.1 http://www.accesstoinsight.org/tipitaka ... .than.html
SN 55.40 http://www.accesstoinsight.org/tipitaka ... .than.html
AN 5.179 http://www.accesstoinsight.org/tipitaka ... .than.html
AN 10.92 http://www.accesstoinsight.org/tipitaka ... .than.html
four qualities are required to become a stream-enterer: confidence in Buddha, confidence in Dhamma, confidence in Sangha, and endowed with virtues. In other words, to be a sotapanna - consummate in right views and virtues is enough.
I think meditation(samma-samadhi) is not (specifically) a part of the requirements, as many people think it is.

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Re: Sotāpanna requirements

Postby Ben » Sat Mar 24, 2012 6:06 am

Is there a question or are you simply making a testimonial?
“No lists of things to be done. The day providential to itself. The hour. There is no later. This is later. All things of grace and beauty such that one holds them to one's heart have a common provenance in pain. Their birth in grief and ashes.”
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Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.
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Re: Sotāpanna requirements

Postby danieLion » Sat Mar 24, 2012 6:27 am

I thought the only "requirement" or qualifying hallmark was to be free of clinging to the aggregates as "my self"?
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Re: Sotāpanna requirements

Postby dhamma_newb » Sat Mar 24, 2012 7:04 am

The watched mind brings happiness.
Dhp 36

I am larger and better than I thought. I did not know I held so much goodness.
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Re: Sotāpanna requirements

Postby cooran » Sat Mar 24, 2012 10:36 am

Hello ignobleone,

The fetters and defilements needing to be eradicated to reach all levels of enlightenment are listed here:

Qualities of Ariya Persons
http://www.thisismyanmar.com/nibbana/ariyas4.htm

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Re: Sotāpanna requirements

Postby bodom » Sat Mar 24, 2012 12:55 pm

To study is to know the texts,
To practice is to know your defilements,
To attain the goal is to know and let go.

- Ajahn Lee Dhammadharo


With mindfulness immersed in the body
well established, restrained
with regard to the six media of contact,
always centered, the monk
can know Unbinding for himself.

- Ud 3.5


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Re: Sotāpanna requirements

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The watched mind brings happiness.
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Re: Sotāpanna requirements

Postby cooran » Sat Mar 24, 2012 7:44 pm

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Re: Sotāpanna requirements

Postby David N. Snyder » Sat Mar 24, 2012 8:07 pm

The ten fetters or hindrances are also mentioned at Anguttara Nikaya 10.13, among other places in the Nikayas.
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