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Which 5 Mental Abilities give Final Knowledge?

The Blessed Buddha once said:
Bhikkhus, there are these 5 mental abilities (indriya). What five?

The ability of Faith (saddhā)
The ability of Energy (viriya)
The ability of Awareness (sati)
The ability of Concentration (samādhi)
The ability of Understanding (pañña)

These are the five abilities.
When a Bhikkhu has understood as they really are the gratification,
the danger, and the escape in the case of these five abilities, then
this Bhikkhu is released by non-clinging, then he is called an Arahat,
one whose mental fermentations are eliminated, who has completed
the Noble life, who has done what should be done, put down the burden,
reached his own goal, utterly broken the chains of ever new re-becoming,
one who is completely liberated through final knowledge...

On These 5 Mental Abilities (indriya) see:
https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/III/Final_Abilities.htm
https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/II/Origin_of_Abilities.htm
https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/III/Finding_the_Abilities.htm

https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/III/Fruits_of_the_Abilities.htm
https://What-Buddha-Said.net/drops/III/Analysis_of_the_Abilities.htm

Source of reference (edited extract):
The Grouped Sayings of the Buddha. Samyutta Nikāya.
Book [V: 194] 48 The Mental Abilities: 4 Arahat..

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