Ariyakanta sīla

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      nicesmile
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      Dear lal.

      I’d like to know the meaning of each particular words in Ariyakanta sīla statement in Brahma­cari­yogadha Sutta (SN 55.2).

      Ariyakantehi sīlehi samannāgato hoti akhaṇḍehi acchiddehi asabalehi akammāsehi bhujissehi viññup­pasat­thehi aparāmaṭṭhehi samā­dhi­saṃ­vatta­ni­kehi.

      with metta

    • #37163
      Lal
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      Hello,

      It means someone who attains “Ariyakanta sīla” (i.e., a Noble Person) has moral conduct (sīla) that is unbreakable, without gaps (cracks), spotless (without blemishes), self-consistent, liberating, providing penetrating wisdom, not leading astray, and leading to samādhi.

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