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What is path and fruition?

But what is the attainment of path? How would one describe rightly the attainment of the path? The path to nibbana has four steps as you mentioned stream entry, once returner, non returner, ...
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Can someone give references of the four stages of enlightenment in the four major Nikayas?

It appears in many sutta of many nikāya. The Example Sutta Pitaka Vol 1 : Sutta. Tī. Sī Mahālisuttaṃ: ‘And what, Sir, may those other things be?’ ‘In the first place, Mahāli, a brother by the ...
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Does Anyone know quotes relating to Once-Returners / sakadagami

This might be the definition (it is, at least, one of the places where it's defined): "In the Dhamma thus well-proclaimed by me — clear, open, evident, stripped of rags — those monks who have ...
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Can a arahant recognize the spiritual attainment of others?

Depending on our freedom from delusions, we can recognize conditions of equal or lesser purity. It's like looking through glass: if other's glass is dirtier, you can see that, but if it's cleaner, ...
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