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Buddhist Dictionary by NYANATILOKA MAHATHERA
samseva:'companionship'.(1) "Through companionship with bad men (asappurisa-s.) comes listening to bad advice,thereby unwise reflection,thereby inattention and mental confusion,thereby lack of sense-control,thereby 3-fold bad conduct in bodily action,speech and mind,thereby the 5 hindrances (nīvaraṇa,q.v.),thereby craving for existence.(2) Through companionship with good men (sappurisa-s. ) comes listening to good advice,thereby faith,thereby wise reflection,thereby mindfulness and clarity of consciousness,thereby sense-control,thereby 3-fold good conduct,thereby the 4 foundations of mindfulness (Satipaṭṭhāna,q.v ),thereby the 7 factors of enlightenment (bojjhaṅga,q.v.),thereby liberation through wisdom (paññā-vimutti,q.v.)." Cf.A.X 62.

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