Therefore, for the Buddha, there was no difference between Rahula and all sentient beings – and no difference between all sentient beings and Rahula. The Buddha made a point of teaching all beings with equal attention. As a consequence of this effort, Rahula attained Arhatship whilst still in his early twenties.
Original Picture and Text By: Phoenix Chinese Buddhism Photography (Translated by Adrian Chan-Wyles PhD) Excellent and Bright Vulture Peak Dharma Evening Event Dharma Master Xin
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