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AN.IV.21 Pa.thama Uruvela Sutta The Buddha reminisces about the time shortly after his enlightenment when he was anxious that having become enlightened and supreme in the world he would have no-one left for him to pay respect to (respect being the foundation of self-discipline [siila]; concentration [samaadhi] and wisdom [pa~n~naa] -- and that consequently he may fall into suffering. Sahampati Brahma appears to him and reassures him that he may respect the Dhamma in the same way as he Buddhas of the past and the future because all Buddhas must rely on the Dhamma to become enlightened. 35/052 Catukanipaata Pa.thama Pa.n.naasaka A"nguttara A.ii. respect for the Dhamma


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