​How small the past Buddha must have been!

THE HIDDEN GENEALOGY OF THE BUDDHAS Maitreya’s renunciation will parallel that of Gautama, but after seeing the four sights, he will spend only a week practicing the austerities, in contrast to Gautama's six years. He will sit under a naga tree and will attain enlightenment. The Divyavadana story of the Tathagata Maitreya's noble act of … Continue reading ​How small the past Buddha must have been!