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
"Whether I were to preach in brief, Sāriputta, or whether I were to preach in detail, Sāriputta, or whether I were to preach both in brief or in detail, Sāriputta, rare are those who understand." (A I 333, Sāriputtasutta)