tiltbillings wrote: Why would an arahant khimself? What motivation would there be? Dukkha? That is the underlying motivation of most worldy suicides.
Why not? Why couldn't Arahant kill himself to stop painful bodily feelings?
Sounds like aversion.
This being is bound to samsara, kamma is his means for going beyond. -- SN I, 38.
There is freedom from birth, freedom from becoming, freedom from making, freedom from conditioning. If there were not this freedom from birth, freedom from becoming, freedom from making, freedom from conditioning, then escape from that which is birth, becoming, making, conditioning, would not be known here. -- Ud 80
Ar scáth a chéile a mhaireas na daoine.
People live in one another’s shelter.
dheamhan a fhios agam
Damned if I know.