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Five strengths (Skt. pañcabala; Tib. top nga; Wyl. stobs lnga) are the fifth group of practices in the thirty-seven factors of enlightenment, practised on the final two stages of the path of joining. They are:
- faith (Skt. śraddhā)
- diligence (Skt. vīrya)
- mindfulness (Skt. smṛti)
- concentration (Skt. samādhi)
- wisdom (Skt. prajñā)
The Sutra of the Ten Bhumis says:
- "The five strengths are the same as the above [i.e., the five powers], once they have become capable of overcoming their opposing factors."
- Five (spiritual) powers