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Buddhist Dictionary by NYANATILOKA MAHATHERA
n'eva-sekha-n'āsekha:While the terms sekha and asekha occur frequently in the old sutta texts (e.g.A.II,4:' sekho ca asekho ca imasmiṃ loke... āhuneyyā ' etc.),the term n'eva-sekha-n'āsekha is perhaps mentioned for the first time in Pug.of the Abh.Canon.
Buddhist Dictionary by NYANATILOKA MAHATHERA
n'eva-sekha-n'āsekha:'neither in training nor beyond training',i.e.neither learner nor master.Thus is called the worldling (puthujjana,q.v.),for he is neither pursuing the 3-fold training (sikkhā q.v.) in morality,mental culture and wisdom,on the level of the first 3 paths of sanctity,nor has he completed his training as an Arahat.See sekha.- (App.).

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