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Saɱyutta Nikāya
5. Mahā-Vagga
46. Bojjhanga Saɱyutta
4. Nīvaraṇa Vagga

The Connected Discourses of the Buddha
The Great Book,
Chapter II (46): Connected Discourses on the Factors of Enlightenment
IV. The Hindrances

Sutta 32

Dutiya Kusalā Suttaɱ

Wholesome (2)

Translated by Bhikkhu Bodhi

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[1][pts] "Bhikkhus, whatever states there are that are wholesome, partaking of the wholesome, pertaining to the wholesome, they are all rooted in careful attention, converge upon careful attention, and careful attention is declared to be the chief among them.

When a bhikkhu is accomplished in careful attention, it is to be expected that he will develop and cultivate the seven factors of enlightenment.

"And how, bhikkhus, does a bhikkhu who is accomplished in careful attention develop and cultivate the seven factors of enlightenment? ..."

/All as above./)

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