5 rewards of conviction

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Five rewards of conviction:

1. People will first show compassion to people of conviction, and not to people without conviction

2. When visiting, people first visit people of conviction

3. When accepting gifts, people will first accept those from people with conviction

4. When teaching the Dhamma, people will first teach those with conviction

5. A person of conviction, on the break-up of the body, after death, will arise in a good destination, the heavenly world

(from Anguttara Nikaya 5.38)

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