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I remember explaining it like so (many, many years ago): It was like someone had written the Dhamma on my heart, in a font just beyond my ability to make out more than the occasional letter but once … ((more))
Sincere thanks for this @federica. Sheepishly, I must admit that I already knew that and chose, in the incredibly rare moment of pragmatism, to ignore that because it seemed to help me vi… ((more))
I have a tendency to experience the same event twice. Once intellectually and then days, weeks, months or even years later, I understand it emotionally. It is an epiphany both times. So I'm sittin… ((more))
Well, Shoshin, you know better than most that right speech has a number of components; truth is but one of those. If it is the only component of right speech present, then that is an excellent time … ((more))
I am, perhaps, the last person on this site you should believe - along with everyone else and the Buddha but...
In answer to your question, "How would the Buddha act..." I suspect the Buddha would… ((more))