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Buddha was omniscient and had knowledge over all materialistic things,then why did he need a personal physician?Also there are suttas which are to be recited for recovery from diseases which highlight the praises of Buddha,then why couldn't the Buddha and the Arahant Bhikkus protect themselves from the clutches of diseases? Nowhere in the suttas did they ...


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From MN 137 below, we read about the six sense media, one of which is the intellect or mind medium which senses ideas and thoughts. From MN 137 (translated by Ven. Thanissaro): "'The six internal sense-media should be known': thus was it said. And in reference to what was it said? The eye-medium, the ear-medium, the nose-medium, the tongue-medium, the ...


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No, the Buddha lived in an age where things such as germs, atoms, nuclei, molecules, thermodynamics, neurology, etc. were unknown. This is largely irrelevant to Buddhism, though there are similarities in their values and approach. Science attempts to create theories and experiments that are independent of the human range of senses and way of thinking. The ...


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Even enlightenment does not make you free from Karma. Once someone becomes an arahat he/she does not have any need to live but until the past Karma is expended an arahat lives. So in the same way Buddha has told why he got certain diseases and injuries. Eg: A recurring headache because in a previous life as Bodhisattva, he became happy at the sight of a big ...


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You must imagine that after enlightenment, the Buddha became omniscient and had become a god or superman of sorts. I believe this is an exaggeration. Enlightenment made him fully understand and realize the four noble truths, but if he was here today, he won't be able to tell you how to make a vaccine for Covid-19. On the other hand, the Buddha and Ven. ...


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Every Arahanta is not God. Every Buddha is not God.They never act like "I can control everything. I can do everything. I will never die. I can live forever." which is impossible, imagination. And what you ask is impossible, imagination. The Buddha and followers are genius, not daydreamers. They know the real causes and effects and get "how we ...


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