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In the Early Buddhist Texts, some texts have these statements attributed to the Buddha, and some do not. A recent discussion by scholars is occurred here https://discourse.suttacentral.net/t/democracy-or-immobilism-in-the-sangha-based-on-ebt/16544/49 Further materials can be found in that forum, and might also be referenced here https://discourse....


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Jhana master has very fast and powerful mind more than people who still addict 5 strings, coulor sound smell taste touching. Jhana produces the paññā light which can let the master see the reality easily. However, they can't understand the dependent origination themself without the Buddha. In Buddha's time, there are many Jhana master's who become Arahanta, ...


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Also why this is not exist in Thervada Buddhism when statue is in Bihar state of India? Probably because there's no concept of a female Buddha according to Early Buddhism (by Early Buddhism, I mean the earliest text strata translated into both the Theravada's Nikayas and Mahayana's Agamas). “He understands: ‘It is impossible, it cannot happen that a woman ...


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You have misunderstood the sutta SN 54.9. The Buddha taught the technique of loathsomeness of the body, which is to be used to remove feelings of sexual lust and attachment to the physical form. This technique is useful to be practised by a monk or practitioner who is overwhelmed by sexual lust. However, too much of this practice, especially when it is ...


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Or, was this event unavoidable fruition of the disciples' past Kamma. The Commentary seems to say it's due to past kamma. From Ven. Bodhi's note citing the Comy.'s explanation to the strange case of SN 54.9: Spk: Why did he speak thus? In the past, it is said, five hundred men earned their living together as hunters. They were reborn in hell, but later, ...


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