Peter wrote:That is my supposition as well. Frankly I'm stumped as to why so many people in this thread assume it must have something to do with a person's inner condition. Perhaps people get some sort of thrill being offended.Drolma wrote:One thing I considered is, a logical reason that a female can't become a sammasambuddha is because of the condition of outer society, not a female's inner condition.
Nor does it seem to have any impact whatsoever on how we are to develop our practice. It seems to me one can assume there's a good reason behind this teaching and move on with their lives, or one can assume there's a bad reason behind it and let it knock their practice off track. It's our choice. We're never going to know for sure either way.From everything I've read in this thread it doesn't seem that the Buddha gave a lot of detail to explain what he said.
Nobody said that.Frankly I'm stumped as to why so many people in this thread assume it must have something to do with a person's inner condition.
No. On the contrary. You were asked to stop twisting words around.Perhaps people get some sort of thrill being offended.