SunRay wrote:One of the popular stories about Shakyamuni Buddha's previous lives is one where Buddha as a captain of a ship kills a wicked black dwarf -as the character is known in Tibet.
Astus wrote:No mention of a wicked dwarf, but the story is the same:
"And the robber died to be reborn in a world of paradise." (The Skill in Means Sutra, p. 74)
SunRay wrote:The idea behind being that the Boddhisattva kills the evil being he takes it's karmic burden upon himself willingly entering the hell realms for the sake of the others? Demon dissolves into Rigpa kinda thing..
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