The ten perfections, paramís, are most important as conditions for the complete eradication of defilements. We should develop every kind of kusala for panna to arise which can eradicate all defilements, stage by stage. Kusala is not always a perfection, and, thus, it is necessary to understand correctly when kusala is a perfection and when it is not. Since the ten perfections are essential for the eradication of defilements we should study them, understand their significance and further develop them.

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