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Treated little better than slaves, the serfs went without schooling or medical care, They were under a lifetime bond to work the lord's land--or the monastery’s land--without pay, to repair the lord's houses, transport his crops, and collect his firewood. The practice may be long or short, as time and circumstances allow, and generally does not require initiation from a lama. As giving and the other Para- mitas (or virtues essential to a Buddhaship) rightly comprise the highest virtue, the Bodhisats constantly attain to t he highest insight.' "Thereupon the Bodhisat bestowed the chariot and horses on that Brahman with exceeding great joy. and said. •() Brahman, by means of this gift of the chariot, a presenl five from the blemish of grudging, may I be enabled to direct the car of the sinless Law directed by the most r\ cedent liishi! ' ••When Visvantara had with exceeding great joy bestowed on the Brahman the splendid chariot,, he took prince Krishna on his shoulder, and Madri took princess Jallnl. 1 They went forth into the forest, proceeding on foot, when five Brahmans appeared and begged for their clothes, which were at once taken off and given to them.

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Publisher: Oxford University Press; 1 edition (April 2, 2008)


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