One of teh hilarious ideas sometimes expounded in Buddhanetland is teh belief that someone could attain say sottapattimagga (or any other path moment) but sottapattiphala comes much later, even years later!!
ItivuttakaIt 53, Indriyasutta.
khayasmiṃ pa˝hamaṃ ˝āṇaṃ,
tato a˝˝ā anantarā.
"To the learner, learning
In pursuit of the straight path,
First comes the knowledge of destrucştion
And then immediately the certitude."
more here: http://beyondthenet....02.htm#_ednref6
the fruit comes much later than the path?
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