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Buddha on Rituals and Psychic Power


I take pleasure in watching this drama, Buddha because it is filled with knowledge and you’ll be able to study Buddha’s instructing. Buddha taught by way of questioning, which is like Socratic questioning, prompting the individual to assume as an alternative of blindly accepting his instructing. In episode 36, 21:30, it reveals the dialogue between the fireplace worshipper and Buddha.

The hearth worshipper requested the Buddha. He requested if rituals, prayers and psychic powers are helpful?

Buddha requested him if somebody have been to cross to the opposite facet of the river, what ought to he do?

The hearth worshipper stated that if the water is shallow, he may stroll throughout. If the river is deep, he may cross the river utilizing a raft else he may swim throughout. 

The Buddha requested him, “What if he don’t want to walk across the river when it is shallow and not use a boat to cross the river but to pray for the other side of the river to appear in front of him?”

The fireworshipper exclaimed, “ then he is foolish.”

Similarly if an individual makes use of his knowledge to scale back greed and ignorance, he’ll discover the trail out of struggling, stated the Buddha. 

Image from India drama, Buddha

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