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(Skt.; Pāli, fruit).

Result or effect, particularly in the sense of the fruition of a course of action. It has two primary referents: (1) the fruition of the four supermundane paths, namely those of the stream-winner (śrotāpanna), once-returner (sakṛdāgāmin), non-returner (anāgāmin), and Arhat; (2) the experienced effect or karmic maturation of prior deeds.

(1) the fruition of the four supermundane paths, namely those of the stream-winner (śrotāpanna), once-returner (sakṛdāgāmin), non-returner (anāgāmin), and Arhat; (2) the experienced effect or karmic maturation of prior deeds.

Subjects: Buddhism.


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