Dan74 wrote:Until then treat this as unreliable info (my memory has been known to be dodgy. Apologies, if this is the case.)
No, it's good. Your synopsis is accurate.
I can't find the sutta just at the moment, but I recall it's towards the end of either the Majjhima or Samyutta Nikayas.
It's often cited as an counter-example to the Buddha's alleged omniscience (the range of which is debatable).
"Do not force others, including children, by any means whatsoever, to adopt your views, whether by authority, threat, money, propaganda, or even education." - Ven. Thich Nhat Hanh
"The uprooting of identity is seen by the noble ones as pleasurable; but this contradicts what the whole world sees." (Snp 3.12)