The fourteenth sutta of the Aṭṭhakavagga of the Suttanipāta.
It was one of the suttas taught at the Mahāsamaya.
It deals with the qualities a monk should cultivate in order to attain emancipation (SN., pp.179 ﬀ; SNA.ii.562 ﬀ).
It is explained in the Mahā Niddesa (ii.339 ﬀ). It is considered specially fitted for those of faithful temperament (saddhācarita). NidA.223.