Lay arahant & death

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Lay arahant & death

Post by Stiphan » Sat Jul 24, 2010 8:13 pm

I've heard that when a lay follower becomes an Arahant he/she is on the verge of death, unless he/she joins the monastic order. Does anyone know the canonical source and explanation or commentary on it? Thanks.
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Re: Lay arahant & death

Post by mikenz66 » Sat Jul 24, 2010 8:25 pm

See this thread:
http://www.dhammawheel.com/viewtopic.php?f=13&t=4285" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Particularly this post: http://www.dhammawheel.com/viewtopic.ph ... 285#p64918" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Re: Lay arahant & death

Post by Stiphan » Sat Jul 24, 2010 8:34 pm

Thank you Mike.
You can call me "Stiphan" (correct spelling: Sṭīphan) or Stephen. May you be well and happy. :heart:

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