Gabriel wrote:Hello SarathW, I would like to know where you found that text of Thanissaro Bhikkhu? It seem very interesting to me., thank you in advance
SarathW wrote:see this link:
boris wrote:http://suttacentral.net/an8.21/en#21-22“I had four young wives. I then went to them and said: ‘Sisters, I have undertaken the training rules with celibacy as the fifth. If you want, you can enjoy wealth right here and do merits, or go back to your own family circle, or inform me if you want me to give you over to another man.’ My eldest wife then said to me: ‘Young sir, give me to such and such a man.’ I sent for that man, and with my left hand I took my wife, with my right hand I took the ceremonial vase, and I gave her to that man. But even while giving away my young wife, I don’t recall that any alteration took place in my mind. This is the third astounding and amazing quality found in me.
He had 4 wives. One went away. 4 - 1 = 3. Hard to belive, but even with such grat obstacle as three wives you can be non-returner.
SarathW wrote:Hi Lxnder
It is not me. Some other member perhaps.
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