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Anguttara Nikaaya
Pa~ncaka Nipaata
XXI. Kimbila-Vagga

The Book of the Gradual Sayings
The Book of the Fives
Chapter XXI: Kimbila

Sutta 202 Sutta.m

On Hearing Dhamma

Translated by E. M. Hare

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[1][than] Thus have I heard:

Once the Exalted One dwelt near Saavatthii;
and there he addressed the monks, saying:


'Yes, lord,' they replied; and the Exalted One said:

'Monks, there are these five advantages from hearing Dhamma.

What five?

He hears things not heard;

purges things heard;

dispels doubt;

makes straight[1] his view;

and his heart becomes calm.

Verily, monks, these are the five advantages from hearing Dhamma.'


[1] Uju.m karoti.

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