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Do we have any knowledge about the teaching that he has not revealed to us? There are three factors to determine what the Buddha has taught: One is, the teaching is not limited by what the teacher can teach, but by what the student is capable of receiving. An Einstein, when being the teacher for a kindergarten, he can only teach ABC. Two, the Buddha only ...


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A simple example illustrates the Buddhas vast knowledge. The Buddha was Sakka thirty-six times, which presumably gave him skills and knowledge beyond our ken. Yet I also very much doubt that teaching us how to be Sakka would be of any use to us here and now in our journey along the Noble Eightfold Path: AN7.62:2.2: I was Sakka, lord of gods, thirty-six ...


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Yes, of-course buddha hid lot of teachings. They were mostly related to superpowers like how to use capability of brain to control others, flying, instant-transmission, preaching to deva-lokas, teaching in future(time travel) and what not? Alas! It was all for nothing as later on various tantriks at nalanda university were probably having advanced ...


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The Buddha revealed enough to enable us to discover the rest for ourselves and any practitioner will end up knowing things they have not read in the sutras. After all, in the end we don't need books. For me the most interesting omission is an explanation of metaphysics (except by implication), but as someone who writes about this topic I can easily ...


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When the life of a Sotapanna ends, let's say he/she reincarnates as a human. Yes, Sotapannas can either come back as devas or humans for seven times at most: "Again, some person fulfills virtuous behavior but cultivates concentration and wisdom only to a moderate extent. With the utter destruction of three fetters, this person is a seventimes-at-most ...


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I'm answering this with some experience I know similar to this. It's says that 7years is the minimum age that it would take to understand Dhamma. I haven't seen a reference for this but it is said by many people. An example for this is prince Rahula become a monk when he was at age of 7years. Anyway according to some stories I've heard present day, They no ...


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Learning -- If by this word within infinite spiritual domain, you mean as ," a type of simple but pure(dedicated towards goal) practice to understand, feel & get established into dhamma(Right teaching)". Then yes, One can follow any path(householder or homeless or mix like this and this) and will be able to arrive at the same goal through learning. ...


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