- 13 August 2001
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on the link to read [AN07-068 Aggikkhandhopama
Sutta - The Mass of Fire Comparison] in English only.
fire / mass of / comparison / instruction
The Mass of Fire Comparison
- aggi - fire.
- khandha - the body of, a collection of, mass, or parts of.
- aggikkhandha - mass of fire, (< aggi + khandha with k doubled due to
- upama - like, similar, equal, "coming up or nearly up to" in the
names of suttas is sometimes translated as 'the simile of', like 'Vatthupama
Sutta: The Simile of the Cloth' (literally vattha + upama "like
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