Stefan wrote:If two arahants meet, can they know of each other that they are arahants without asking?
santa100 wrote:We could be fairly sure that statement 1 is not true because there're many yogis during the Buddha's time who had mastered psychic powers and yet, still hadn't attained arhantship. But for statement 2, it doesn't seems logical that an arahant is unable to read other's mind. Afterall, if someone who has clearly known beyond the shadow of a doubt that "birth has ended, the holy life fulfilled, the task done. There is nothing further for the sake of this world." and yet unable to read someone's mind, I'd naturally have to raise question on his/her assertion that s/he absolutely will not come back the next life.
Thanks for that link. You must have read my mindvidar wrote:The arahants in the Susima Sutta had no psychic powers.
Bhikkhu Pesala wrote:Thanks for that link. You must have read my mindvidar wrote:The arahants in the Susima Sutta had no psychic powers.
I was thinking of posting a link to that discourse, but I couldn't remember its name.
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