Reply To: Four Conditions for Attaining Sōtapanna Magga/Phala


upekkha100 said: “These breakthroughs, are they not same as epiphanies/sudden realizations/aha moments/eureka moments. These realizations are not exclusive to Ariyas. Numerouss people have these…”

Yes. Scientists or innovators have such feelings too upon “figuring out something new”.

But there is a huge difference in the experience of the Ariyas. This is the only way to get to Ariya samadhi, which will get to a stage where it cannot be broken. This is what I explained in my previous post (with Upanisa Sutta).
– All others are just temporary.