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
Dutiya Aṅga Suttaɱ
Translated by Bhikkhu Bodhi
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"Bhikkhus, as to external factors, I do not see any other factor that is so helpful for the arising of the seven factors of enlightenment as this: good friendship.
When a bhikkhu has a good friend, it is to be expected that he will develop and cultivate the seven factors of enlightenment."
(/The rest as in §12./)