[dsg] Re: Buddhaghosa
- Dear Nana,
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, nina van gorkom <nilo@e...>
Even when someone has
> reached stages of insight, there are still the imperfections ofinsight.
> Among them clinging.Clinging is present even for one who has attained the 3rd stage of
- Hi Christine,
--- christine_forsyth <cforsyth@...> wrote: > Hello All,
> On another list, someone posted: "If the Venerable Buddhagosa was an
> arahat then why did he at the end of the Visuddhi Magga make a
> sincere wish to be reborn at the time of the final fading away of
> the Buddha sassana?"
I don't recall anyone having suggested here that Buddhaghosa was an
arahant. An ariyan yes, but I have no reason to doubt the postcript given
in the Vism and other commentaries, even if added.
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