Dasa-bala is a term employed to denote ten attributes or modes of wisdom possessed by Buddha. They are as follows:

"1. The wisdom that understands what knowledge-is necessary for the right fulfilment of any particular duty in whatsoever situation;

2. That which knows the result or consequences of kerma, or moral action;

3. That which knows the Way to the attainment of nirwana, or annihilation;

4. That which sees the various sakwalas or systems of worlds;

5. That which knows the thoughts of other beings;

6. That which knows.that the organs of sense are not the self;

7. That which knows the purity produced by the exercise of the dhyanas, or abstract meditation;

8. That which knows where any one was born in all his former births;

9. That which knows where any one will be born in all his future births;

10. That which knows how the results proceeding from karma, or moral action, may be overcome" (Hardy, Manual of Buddhism).

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