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Gad wrote: “Venerable Arahant Sariputta became sotāpanna by listening to a single verse. It took him a few weeks to become an arahant. He dodged the other two stages of the magga phala. “

  • If you meant Ven. Sariputta skipped the stages of Sakadagami and Anagami to get to the Arahant stage, that is incorrect.
  • One ALWAYS goes through the four stages sequentially. He must have attained Sakadagami and Anagami stages before getting to the Arahant stage.