A monk, who had spent the vassa at Sāvatthi with the Buddha, goes to Kapilavatthu, where he is visited by the Sākyans who wish to learn of the welfare of the Buddha and his disciples and of the teaching of the Buddha during the vassa. The monk tells them of a statement made by the Buddha, to the effect that only few in the world become arahants, anāgāmīs, sakadāgāmīs or even sotāpannas. S.v.405.

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