Hermeneutic and Buddhist Meditations
Edited By David W. Jardine, Christopher Gilham and Graham McCaffrey
“Just This Once”: An Introduction to the Pedagogy of Suffering
“Just This Once”:An Introduction TO THE Pedagogy OF Suffering
DAVID W. JARDINE, GRAHAM MCCAFFREY, & CHRISTOPHER GILHAM
The Descent into the Womb Sutra states:
Even though you have been born a human with such limitless suffering, you still have the best of situations. It is difficult to attain this even in ten million eons. Even when a deity dies, the other deities say, “May you have a happy rebirth.” By happy rebirth they mean a human rebirth.
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