When the evil thought, “There is no ascetic or Brahmin who can come to this brahma world,” arises in a Brahma, the Buddha and other venerables show him the truth.
Monks, deities, and brahmas recite verses at the final extinguishing of the Buddha.
Anuruddha Bhante: Devata, your beauty shines in all directions like the bright star named Osadhi. When you dance, beautiful divine sounds and fragrance come from your limbs. As you dance and as your hair blows, the bells in your hair play lovely music. Also, as wind blows on the garland-crown on your head it plays […]
It has been fifty-five years since I started meditating without sleep. It has been twenty-five years since sleepiness was abandoned completely.