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Awareness Awakens!

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The 7 Links to Awakening produce Final Enlightenment...
There are these 7 links leading to final Enlightenment...

1: Awareness is a link to Awakening.
2: Investigation of the states is a link to Awakening.
3: Energy is a link to Awakening.
4: Joy is a link to Awakening.
5: Tranquillity is a link to Awakening.
6: Concentration is a link to Awakening.
7: Equanimity is a link to Awakening.

They lead to and induce enlightenment! Thus are they links to awakening:
They are themselves enlightened, in this way are they links to awakening.
They are enlightened, since they embrace the root cause of awakening.
They are enlightened, since they provide & equip the cause of awakening.
They are enlightened, since they induce ripening of the cause of awakening.
They are enlightened, since they enhance the root cause of awakening.
They are enlightened, since they completely perfect the cause of awakening.

How do the 7 Links to Awakening remain established and anchored in mind?
The Awareness link remains by no attention being given to other states.
The Awareness link remains by the sign of being directed to continuously.
The Awareness link remains by the sign-less state being given attention.
The Awareness link remains by no attention given to mental construction.
The Awareness link remains by attention being given to ceasing of craving.
The Awareness link to Awakening indeed remains fixed & anchored in mind
in these 5 ways. Exactly & similarly so with the other 6 links to Awakening.

On these 7 Links to Awakening (Sambojjhanga):
http://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/III/The_Sun.htm
http://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/III/The_Peak.htm
http://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/III/The_Clothes.htm
http://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/III/Rare_Emergence.htm

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  • May 8 2011: Bhikku Samahita, do you teach? How can one develop Joy?
    And is a will to liberate all beings by material facilitation of their development to be considered compatible, or incompatible with the route to realisation of enlightenment? Can enlightenment be simultaneously an inner and outer path... as in: can it be achieved while one is part of the world or must one leave the world first and return to it? Thank you for your patience.

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