Dictionary of Pāli Proper Names • G.P. Malalasekera
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What is the falling of a thunderbolt compared with the danger for a learner (sekha) arising from gains, honours, and flattery? (S.ii.229).
The Commentary explains that a thunderbolt destroys one life-span only, while gains, etc., bring a man to infinitely prolonged misery. SA.ii.154.