Visuddhimagga XII-47

Soti so evaṃ katacittābhinīhāro bhikkhu.


Ñ(XII,47): He: the bhikkhu who has done the directing of his mind in this way.

Anekavihitanti anekavidhaṃ nānappakārakaṃ.


Ñ: The various: varied, of different sorts.

Iddhividhanti iddhikoṭṭhāsaṃ.


Ñ: Kinds of supernormal power: departments of supernormal power.

Paccanubhotīti paccanubhavati, phusati sacchikaroti pāpuṇātīti attho.


Ñ: Wields: paccānubhoti = paccanubhavati (alternative form); the meaning is that he makes contact with, realizes, reaches.

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