At the very point of awakening what was the conversation that took place between buddha and mara.
Here’s the dialogue (it’s a bit long) as reported by the Buddha in later times: Mara first said to Buddha: “You are ashen, thin. Death is in your presence. Death has 1,000 parts of you. Only one part is your life. Live, good sir! Life is better. Alive, you can do acts of merit. Your living the holy life, performing the fire sacrifice, will heap up much merit. What use is exertion to you? Hard to follow – the path of exertion – hard to do, hard to sustain.” Basically, Mara was trying to tempt Buddha away from the hard… Read more »
I am not sure, but did he not ask for a Singha?
I think it was something by the Andrews Sisters.
I wouldve said, the world is full of ignorance. Silently he vowed, “Even if my flesh and blood were to dry up, leaving only skin and bones, I will not leave this place until I find a way to end all sorrow.” He sat there for forty nine days. He was determined to discover the source of all pain and suffering in the world. Mara, the evil one, tried to scare him into giving up his quest. For instance, he hoped to lure Siddhartha into having selfish thoughts by sending visions of his very beautiful daughters. But the Buddha’s goodness… Read more »