Dictionary of Pāli Proper Names • G.P. Malalasekera
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The Sākyan Mahānāma visits Lomasavaṅgīsa at the Nigrodhārāma in Kapilavatthu and asks him if the learner’s way of life is the same as that of a Tathāgata.
No, says the elder; a learner strives to abandon the five hindrances (nīvaraṇa); the Arahants have already completely destroyed them. S.v.327 f.