Is the "Seven Sappurisa Dhamma" from the suttas ???

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Is the "Seven Sappurisa Dhamma" from the suttas ???

Post by DooDoot » Thu Apr 11, 2019 3:21 am

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The "Seven Sappurisa Dhamma" appears to be something taught in Thailand, as follows:
1. ธัมมัญญุตา ความรู้จักธรรม รู้หลัก หรือ รู้จักเหตุ — Dhammannutta: knowing the law; knowing the cause
2. อัตถัญญุตา ความรู้จักอรรถ รู้ความมุ่งหมาย หรือ รู้จักผล — Atthannuta: knowing the meaning; knowing the purpose; knowing the consequence
3. อัตตัญญุตา ความรู้จักตน — Attannuta: knowing oneself
4. มัตตัญญุตา ความรู้จักประมาณ — Mattannuta: knowing moderation; knowing how to be temperate; sense of proportion
5. กาลัญญุตา ความรู้จักกาล — Kàlannutà: knowing the proper time; knowing how to choose and keep time
6. ปริสัญญุตา ความรู้จักบริษัท — Parisannutà: knowing the assembly; knowing the society
7. ปุคคลัญญุตา หรือ ปุคคลปโรปรัญญุตา ความรู้จักบุคคล — Puggalannutà: knowing the individual; knowing the different individuals

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Is the above set of seven dhammas, or otherwise a set of five of the these dhammas, found in the suttas?

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Re: Is the "Seven Sappurisa Dhamma" from the suttas ???

Post by Just another Bhikkhu » Thu Apr 11, 2019 3:38 am

Yes:

“satta sappurisadhammā — idhāvuso, bhikkhu dhammaññū ca hoti atthaññū ca attaññū ca mattaññū ca kālaññū ca parisaññū ca puggalaññū ca.

DN 33

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Re: Is the "Seven Sappurisa Dhamma" from the suttas ???

Post by DooDoot » Thu Apr 11, 2019 5:09 am

Just another Bhikkhu wrote:
Thu Apr 11, 2019 3:38 am
DN 33
Thank you, very much, kind sir. :bow:
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