Buddha bathing his limbs after midday rest

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Aemilius
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Buddha bathing his limbs after midday rest

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Majjhima Nikaya, sutta 26:

Then The Blessed One, in company with the venerable
Ananda, drew near to Eastern Monastery, and to the storied
mansion of Migara s mother, for his noon-day rest. Then The
Blessed One, in the afternoon, rose from meditation, and
addressed the venerable Ananda:

" Let us go hence, Ananda, and to Eastern Tank will we
draw near to bathe our limbs."

" Yes, Reverend Sir," said the venerable Ananda to The
Blessed One in assent.

Then The Blessed One, in company with the venerable
Ananda, drew near to Eastern Tank to bathe his limbs ; and
having bathed his limbs in Eastern Tank and come up out of
the water, he stood with but a single garment on, drying his
limbs.

translation of Henry Clarke Warren
svaha
"All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights.
They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.
Sarvē mānavāḥ svatantrāḥ samutpannāḥ vartantē api ca, gauravadr̥śā adhikāradr̥śā ca samānāḥ ēva vartantē. Ētē sarvē cētanā-tarka-śaktibhyāṁ susampannāḥ santi. Api ca, sarvē’pi bandhutva-bhāvanayā parasparaṁ vyavaharantu."
Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Article 1. (in english and sanskrit)
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Re: Buddha bathing his limbs after midday rest

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Excellent! Excellent!
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