Intentional Inexactitudes in Scripture

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Intentional Inexactitudes in Scripture

Postby lojong1 » Sun Jan 20, 2013 12:58 am

If anyone can think of good wholesome reasons the Elders may have intentionally left 'mistakes' in the suttas, post them here.

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Re: Intentional Inexactitudes in Scripture

Postby Cittasanto » Sun Jan 20, 2013 8:35 am

and what do you believe are intentional mistakes?
“Mendicants, these two [types of persons] defame the Tathāgata.
(The mendicants asked) What are the two [types of persons]?
(The Lord Buddha responded) The malicious, or the inwardly angry, and the one with (blind) faith or the one who holds things incorrectly.
Mendicants, these two [types of persons] defame the Tathāgata.”
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