5 prerequisites for awakening

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Five prerequisites for self-awakening:

1. Admirable friends

2. Virtue

3. Talk and discussion that he gets to hear at will, easily and without difficulty, talk that is truly sobering and conducive to the opening of awareness

4. Persistence and determination

5. Furthermore, he is discerning, endowed with the discernment of arising and passing away — noble, penetrating, leading to the right ending of suffering