[Buddha-l] liturgical languages

Mike Austin mike at lamrim.org.uk
Wed May 4 06:51:42 MDT 2005

In message <4272088A.6060908 at mweb.co.za>, Michel Clasquin 
<clasqm at mweb.co.za> writes

>That would leave us with exactly one historical figure (for argument's 
>sake, Richard, for argument's sake!) and his writings were all taken 
>down by others and transmitted down long lists of possibly 
>unenlightened memorisers, transcribers and editors.

In a chain of Chinese whispers, the earlier whispers are probably nearer 
to the original spoken words.

Mike Austin

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