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Persons —Bhikkhu Sujato

Numbered Discourses 9

1. Awakening

9. Persons

1.1“Mendicants, these nine people are found in the world. 1.2What nine? 1.3The perfected one and the one practicing for perfection. The non-returner and the one practicing to realize the fruit of non-return. The once-returner and the one practicing to realize the fruit of once-return. The stream-enterer and the one practicing to realize the fruit of stream-entry. And the ordinary person. 1.4These are the nine people found in the world.”