Posts Tagged ‘parable of burning house’

A Fiery Situation

Chapter 3 includes perhaps the most famous of all Buddhist Parables, The Burning House: Then the Buddha said to Śāriputra: “Did I not previously tell you that all the Buddha Bhagavats explain the Dharma with various explanations and illustrations using skillful means, all for the sake of highest, complete enlightenment!? All of these teachings are for leading and inspiring the bodhisattvas. “Moreover, Śāriputra, I will now clarify what I mean with illustrations. Those with wisdom Read more [...]
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