Thursday, March 4

Pali Word of the Day


Kolankola: "If a man, after the disappearance of the 3 fetters [has entered the stream (to Nibbána), he is no more subject to rebirth in lower worlds, is firmly established,] is destined to full enlightenment, he, after having passed among noble families two or three times through the round of rebirths, puts an end to suffering. Such a man is called 'one passing from one noble family to another' (kolankola).

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