Bankei wrote:there are kammic consequences even though no harm was done.
Harm was done. To oneself.
There is very little chance that you find two different accounts of the same event in two completely separate traditions. The jains will have recorded only the occasions in which they seemed to have winned over buddhists and likewise the buddhists over jains.
Where knowledge ends, religion begins. - B. Disraelihttp://www.buddha-vacana.org
As a sweet-smelling and beautiful lotus flower may grow upon a heap of rubbish thrown on the highway, so also, out of the rubbish heap of beings may appear a disciple of the Buddha, who with his wisdom, shines resplendent in wisdom. -/ Dhp 58-59