Browsing Posts published on June 29, 2010

Frye, Stanley trans. Sutra of the Wise and the Foolish or Ocean of Narratives. Dharmasala: Library of Tibetan Works & Archives, 2000 Nanamoli, Bhikkhu, The Life of the Buddha. Kandy: Buddhist Publication Society, 1992. Nanamoli, Bhikkhu and Bodhi, Bhikkhu trans. The Middle Length Discourses of the Buddha: A New Translation of the Majjhima Nikaya. Boston, [...]

Apparently Angulimala survived this attack. The manner of his death is not recorded. It is said that he spent the rest of his life as a hermit living in the wilderness apart from others except for the rainy season retreats and daily almsrounds. The verses that are attributed to him in the Theragatha (some of [...]

Angulimala had become free of the rounds of birth and death. He was not, however, completely absolved of the karmic consequences of his actions. There were those in the city of Shravasti who were not willing to overlook Angulimala’s past, even if the Buddha did vouch for his change of character. For them, as for [...]