46. Bojjhanga Saɱyutta
5. Cakka-Vatti Vagga
The Connected Discourses of the Buddha
The Great Book,
Chapter II (46): Connected Discourses on the Factors of Enlightenment
V. Wheel-Turning Monarch
Translated by Bhikkhu Bodhi
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Then a certain bhikkhu approached the Blessed One ... and said to him:
"Venerable sir, it is said, 'an unwise dolt, an unwise dolt.'
In what way, venerable sir, is one called 'an unwise dolt'?"
"Bhikkhus, it is because one has not developed and cultivated the seven factors of enlightenment that one is called 'an unwise dolt.'
The enlightenment factor of mindfulness ... the enlightenment factor of equanimity.
It is because one has not developed and cultivated these seven factors of enlightenment that one is called 'an unwise dolt.'"