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Romberg notes that once "the aim was no longer to become an Arhat, but to become Buddha .
Soreyya takes his advice, and when she explains to the arhat what happened and requests absolution, Mahakatyayana says, "I forgive you.
Subhuti then agrees that if one were to present such a gift to the Tathagatas (the "thus come ones," the ones who have recovered their original emptiness), the arhats (those free from samsara or the peregrinations of the cycle of rebirth), and the fully enlightened ones, it would produce immeasurable merit.
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The second argument against a purported reticence on behalf of Mo Yan to disturb his readers with too gruesome a scene (an attitude that would have robbed us of the skinning of Uncle Arhat in Red Sorghum, for example, or a scene in The Republic of Wine in which an unfortunate donkey has its hooves cut off for an upcoming feast) has to do with focus: while cannibalism requires both a victim and a victimizer, descriptions of the act of devouring would naturally evoke sympathy for the former and create an inescapable, perhaps subconscious, linkage with the reader himself, thus diminishing the opprobrium directed at the latter.
Participants in some Theravada Buddhist traditions are or should be aimed by that tradition at the cessation of the round of birth, life, and death by the arhat who has achieved Nirvana.
They, too, eventually became, like the Buddha himself, arhat (perfected ones), though their enlightenment was not the equal of the full and perfect enlightenment of the Buddha.
The sixteen luohans primarily derive from pre-Tang and Tang dynasty Buddhist texts such as the Da Aluohan Nantimiduoluo Suoshuo Fazhu Ji [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (Record of the Abiding Dharma Spoken by the Great Arhat Nandimitra), translated by Xuanzang [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (600-64) in 654 (Taisho 49.
One could argue that Mahayana Buddhism is an exception to the claim that the goal of all Indic traditions is moksha, or liberation from rebirth; for Mahayana Buddhism values the path of the Bodhisattva, who remains in samsara in order to show the way to nirvana to other beings, over what it regards as the inferior goal of the Arhat, which is personal nirvana, entailing liberation.
These include the grandfather, Yu Zhan'ao, a murderer, gambler, and military leader whose foolhardiness outstrips his good sense; Arhat Liu, faithful servant to the family whose uncontrollable temper causes him to be caught and flayed by the invading Japanese; Spotted Neck, the local thief who kidnaps the grandmother and pays with his life for the deed; and many others.
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