|The Buddha did this for his father: guided him to the second stage of enlightenment.|
the follower of the supreme-life left the inner
chamber and, out of sympathy for his nephew [Nalaka],
with the peerless role: "When you hear
from another the word 'Awakened One,' or
'Attaining self-awakening, he lays open
the path of the Dharma," go there and ask him
yourself. Follow the supreme-life under that
who had laid up a store of merit, awaited the Victor
with great expectations, guarding his senses.
wheel, he went, he saw the bull among seers. Confident,
all things: I'm intent on the homeless life;
and not haughty.
intent on meditative absorption,
at the root of a tree, attaining satisfaction.
a scheming word. 'I got something,
relinquishing sensual pleasures —
one teaches the Dharma, knowing,
one speaks a great deal.
- See also AN 3.120