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I get the impression that a "human" birth is seen as the best for gaining enlightenment: A lower birth (e.g. animal, ghost, hell) has too little ability -- not enough intelligence, or too much unrelenting suffering A higher birth has too little need -- no desire for enlightenment, renunciation, liberation -- like if everything seems heavenly, or ...


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Reading the text carefully, the First Brahma to be born in the plane thought that all other Brahma's who were born after him, was his creation. It was his belief. Since the First Born Brahma was already present when the others were born, those who were born later, also believed that the First Brahma was their creator. Similar to the humans, when a Brahma was ...


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One of the many wrong views in DN1 will explain it, good householder. There are Brahmas, good householder, like here the 'creater' of this BSE-realm, where good householder now dwells. Like parents, he, good householder, would not have taken birth here, as desired, if there are no Gods at first place, giving the possibilities. And even this Sasana has it's &...


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