Visuddhimagga IX-59

Iti etāsu appanāsu yassa kassaci vasena mettaṃ cetovimuttiṃ bhāvetvā ayaṃ yogāvacaro ‘‘sukhaṃ supatī’’tiādinā nayena vutte ekādasānisaṃse paṭilabhati.


Ñ(IX,59): So when this meditator develops the mind-deliverance of lovingkindness through any one of these kinds of absorption, he obtains the eleven advantages described in the way beginning 'A man sleeps in comfort' (§37).

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