"Suppose there were a man needing a water-snake, seeking a water-snake, wandering in search of a water-snake. He would see a large water-snake and grasp it by the coils or by the tail. The water-snake, turning around, would bite him on the hand, on the arm, or on one of his limbs, and from that cause he would suffer death or death-like suffering. Why is that? Because of the wrong-graspedness of the water-snake. In the same way, there is the case where some worthless men study the Dhamma... Having studied the Dhamma, they don't ascertain the meaning of those Dhammas with their discernment. Not having ascertained the meaning of those Dhammas with their discernment, they don't come to an agreement through pondering. They study the Dhamma both for attacking others and for defending themselves in debate. They don't reach the goal for which [people] study the Dhamma. Their wrong grasp of those Dhammas will lead to their long-term harm & suffering. Why is that? Because of the wrong-graspedness of the Dhammas.
PeterB wrote:In that case I suggest you revisit your post.
Wizard in the Forest wrote:PeterB wrote:In that case I suggest you revisit your post.
Which post are you speaking of, if it's alright to ask?
PeterB wrote:I rather thought was what the forum was for....to have my wrong views challenged. And thereby to correct them.
Wizard in the Forest wrote:No se, estoy confundido porque Hanzze simpre habla asi.
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