The 7 Fruits of the 7
Links to Awakening!
The Blessed Buddha once
Bhikkhus, when the
7 Links to
Awakening have been developed, completed
and refined, the winning of the seven fruits is indeed to be expected.
What are the benefits of these
They are, either:
1: One attains final knowledge early in this very life.
2: One attains final knowledge at the moment of death. Or:
Having destroyed the
chains and spontaneously re-arisen;
3: One attains
in the first half of the life as a
4: One attains
in the second half of the life in these
5: One attains
as a Noble
without effort. Or:
6: One attains
as a Noble
with some effort. Or:
7: One is bound upstream, surely heading towards the highest
When, bhikkhus, these
to Awakening have been thoroughly developed
and cultivated exactly in this way, these seven fruits & benefits may be
On the 7 Links to Awakening (Sambojjhanga):
On the 31 Planes
Source (edited extract):
The Grouped Sayings of the Buddha.
Book [V:69-70] section 46: The Links.
The 7 Fruits !
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