When a monk came to say good bye to Chao-chou Tsung-shen (778-897), a brilliant Chinese Ch'an master.
-Where will you go?
The monk answered:
-Any place where I can learn Buddha dharma.
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