retrofuturist wrote: ↑Tue Sep 20, 2022 2:43 am
Radix wrote: ↑Tue Sep 20, 2022 2:21 am
cappuccino wrote: ↑Mon Sep 19, 2022 9:04 pm
Speak for yourself
Then why your
I suspect the "speak for yourself" had more to do with your comment "It's not possible to build a life on Buddhism while there is uncertainty about such a central thing as whether you'd be accepted as a student or not."
I don't recall ever seeing such a criteria specified in the Suttas, which casts questions upon its "centrality". Maybe it is "central" only for you?
Strange then, that yours assume on the other hand a Pabbajito, having taken, been given, going forth, robes, isn't related, while oneself not only occupy the Gems domain, but also feel in charge and given to even physical disrobe gone forth, censure and harm them, lure monks to adopt common ways.
Didn't yours not already did enough damage, trade and harm, while disregard Brahmans, Samanas, the Gods, and leader of your clan?
Not only one yours was suggested to really undergoes what merits, but yours prever to assume that not supportive for your welfare approaches.
How can yours be even able to attain only one of the six basics reflections release?
Ignorant, even in front of most beloved, parents, Arahat, the common person is able to conduct in most worse manners, harms, kills, breaks apart, and usually doesn't do such for the first time, but even in previous existence.
One can not imagen the reach of those really grown independent, far off any home and stand.