Lecture 11: Appendix: Seven Conditions leading to Progress: (Satta-aparihāniya Dhamma)

Seven Conditions leading to progress
1. They hold full and frequent public assemblies.
2. They meet together in concord, rise in concord and carry out their undertakings in concord.
3. They enact nothing not already established, abrogate nothing that has already been enacted, and act in accordance with the ancient institutions of the Vajjians as established in former days.
4. They honour, revere and support the Vajjian elders and hold it a point of duty to listen to their words.
5. They do not take away by force or abduct women or girls belonging to their clan and detain them.
6. They honour, esteem, revere and support the Vajjian shrines whether in town or country, and do not allow them to fall into disuse.
7. They fully provide rightful protection, defence and support for the arahants among them, so that arahants from far away may enter the realm and therein live in peace.