Visuddhimagga XII-45

Iti imāsu dasasu iddhīsu iddhividhāyāti imasmiṃ pade adhiṭṭhānā iddhiyeva āgatā.


Ñ(XII,45): So, among these ten kinds of success, only (i) success by resolve is actually mentioned in the clause 'kinds of supernormal power (success)',

Imasmiṃ panatthe vikubbanāmanomayāiddhiyopi icchitabbā eva.


Ñ: but (ii) success as transformation and (iii) success as the mind-made [body] are needed in this sense as well.

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