Are there beings becoming buddhas in deva realms?
Dukkhanirodha wrote:well... you know the question already
salmon wrote:While it's difficult for the Devas to keep Uposatha Precepts, do they at least keep the minimum 5 precepts? I should think so right? Otherwise, how different would they be from Petas?
MN 147 wrote:That is what the Blessed One said. Gratified, Ven. Rahula delighted in the Blessed One's words. And while this explanation was being given, Ven. Rahula's mind, through no clinging (not being sustained), was fully released from fermentations. And to those many thousands of devas there arose the dustless, stainless Dhamma eye: "Whatever is subject to origination is all subject to cessation."
cooran wrote:This may be of interest:
Kenshou wrote:I can't speak for the original poster, but I interpreted his question as are there beings in the Deva realms becoming Arahants/ "liberated/awakened" or whatever term you might pick. Can not any awakened being be called a Buddha, in the sense of "enlightened one"? This distinguishing a Buddha from a Sammásambuddha. I seem to recall quite a few instances in the canon where Devas etc. attain liberation upon hearing a teaching, but I could be mistaken.
If Op did did indeed mean Sammasambuddha, then consider this post null and void.
Bhikkhu Pesala wrote:Prior to their final existence, when the Bodhisattas attain all four stages of the Noble Path and became Buddhas and Arahants, the Bodhisattas reside in the Tusita deva realm.
Dukkhanirodha wrote:and what is the reason for that?
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