RE: Paravaadin, Theravadin, Tomayto, Tomahto, let's call the whole thing off...
> "Heck, there are even some suttas that I can't honestlyWe could always turn to the trusty Dakkhinavibhanga Sutta (MN 142) for
> trust. I know that one of them is rather obviously edited:
> Dakkhinavibhanga Sutta (MN142). The Mahavihara Commentaries
> on the other hand introduce ideas unsupported and seemingly
> contradicted by the suttas, such as the idea that rebirth is
> necessarily immediate."
> If you do not trust Pali Tipi.taka, then it amounts to you
> disputing the authority of the powerful Arahants and their
> disciples who have been preserving them by means of the
> Re-affirming Congress Recitals, six-times so far.
advice on this:
"When a passionless person to a passionless person gives
With trusting heart a gift righteously obtained,
Placing faith that the fruit of action is great,
That gift, I say, is the best of worldly gifts."
May we all become passionless, through our dhammanudhammaapatipati.