Dictionary of Pāli Proper Names • G.P. Malalasekera
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A monk who keeps guard over the door of his faculties, is moderate in eating and given to watchfulness, dwells in happiness in this life and has strong help in the destruction of the corruptions (āsava). The sutta gives details of these faculties. S.iv.175 ﬀ.