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Who are the noble ones and who are their disciples?

In the suttas, we read about the noble ones (ariya) and the disciples of the noble ones (ariyasavaka). Who are the noble ones? Do they include only the four persons who are the stream enterers, once-...
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Should any monastic be considered a noble one?

Should every monastic unconditionally be considered a noble one, and treated as such, to abstain from bad kamma at the very least? or are lay people, and other monastics, free to use personal ...
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What do Birth, Age, and Death mean in the first noble truth?

Below is from Ariyapariyesana Sutta "Monks, there are these two searches: ignoble search & noble search. And what is ignoble search? There is the case where a person, being subject himself ...
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Does an Arahant yawn? Or: What are the characteristics of the Noble Ones: Sotāpanna, Sakadāgāmi, Anāgāmi and Arahant?

The Abhidhamma seems to talk only in terms of eradications. According to the Abhidhamma the following defilements are eradicated (different list than the fetters): by Sotāpanna: wrong view, avarice, ...
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