Posts Tagged ‘Subhuti’

Subhuti Makes A Request

Two: Subhuti Makes a Request At that time the elder Subhuti arose from his seat in the assembly, uncovered his right shoulder, placed his right knee on the ground, put his palms together with respect and said to the Buddha, "How rare, Blessed One, exceedingly rare O’ Sugata, is the Tathagata who remembers and protects all Bodhisattvas and empowers them to be well-endowed with the Buddhadharma. Blessed One, if a good man, or good woman, resolves one’s heart on Anuttara Samyak Sambodhi, Read more [...]


3. The Disciples' Reluctance to Visit Vimalakirti, cont'd Then, the Buddha said to the venerable Subhuti, "Subhuti, go to the Licchavi Vimalakirti to inquire about his illness." Subhuti replied, "Lord, I am indeed reluctant to go to this good man to inquire about his illness. Why? My Lord, I remember one day, when I went to beg my food at the house of the Licchavi Vimalakirti in the great city of Vaisali, he took my bowl and filled it with some excellent food and said to me, 'Reverend Subhuti, Read more [...]