XVII: Paṭipadā Vagga
The Book of the Gradual Sayings
The Book of the Fours
Chapter XVII: Modes of Progress
[Modes of Progress] In Brief
Translated from the Pali by f. L. Woodward, M.A.
The painful mode of progress with sluggish intuition,
the painful mode with swift intuition,
the pleasant mode of progress with sluggish intuition,
the pleasant mode with swift intuition.
These are the four modes of progress.'
 Cf. Dial. iii, 101; Buddh. Psych. Eth. 63, 54; Expos. i, 243 f.
 Abhiñña = 'more-knowledge' or 'psyohio power.'
[ed1] No Nidana for this sutta or section of suttas.