SarathW wrote:Could someone help me to clarify this please?
santa100 wrote:SarathW wrote:
"It appears to me that Magga and Phala is attained with one thought moment. See page 248 of the attachment. http://www.buddhanet.net/pdf_file/abhidhamma.pdf"
Are you sure the page number is right? 'cuz page 248 actually shows a "process" of 7 thought-moments, not a single thought-moment..
Bhikkhu Pesala wrote:Path and Fruition are different thought-processes, but both have nibbāna as their object. Each of the four Paths is attained only once — thereafter, the Noble Ones can attain Fruition consciousness whenever they wish. The attainment of the Path is very brief, but the attainment of Fruition may continue without interruption for hours or even for as long as seven days and nights.
See Purification by Knowledge and Vision for details.
santa100 wrote:So as long as it's not a single thought-moment and as long as there's a "process" (could be happening very fast but still indicates distinct time units), it should be no problem right?
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