A student asked:
-For all the different people who have come to listen to your words, please tell us about the way you have found and know.
The Buddha answered:
-When you take things it is because of a thirst, a clinging...
As pointed out Buddhism comes in many flavors and many isms. I like all ice creams, but only can eat one at a time. As a scholar I also like words but can only use one at a time. Many times I am confused on what flavor I am eating and of what ism my words reflect.
But never fear, I have the Rustics of the world to help me.
My friend, could you tell me what is the difference between a Bodhisattva, Arahant and Aryian and does