The Brāhma Invitation

The Māra, lord of Samsara, is the owner of the assembly of the notables, of those who have dominion. That assembly of the notables is upset when they are made to see that they are immersed in ignorance. Like everyone. There is not much difference between the ignorant base and the ignorant illustrious. They claim that what is, is…

Talking to Gods

Not only Moggallana had the power to speak with devas, also Anuruddha, Mahākappina and Mahakassapa. However, although it seems surprising Sariputta did not develop it. There is not a single sutta in which Sariputta speaks with devas and there is even one in which being present is outside the conversation. And it does not stop surprising that Mahakassapa,…

Brahmā and Māra

Samsara is the territory of Māra, everything that moves through it is within its scope. Therefore it is not surprising that the first consciousness arising in it, as we saw, in the sphere of cessation was the same Māra. And nobody better than the Māra to go inaugurating ever lower, more entropic spheres, from the development…

Brahmā y Māra

El Samsara es el territorio del Māra, todo lo que se mueve por él está dentro de su ámbito. Por ello no es de extrañar que la primera conciencia surgida en el mismo, como vimos, en la esfera de la cesación fuera el mismo Māra. Y nadie mejor que el Māra para ir inaugurando esferas…