Ajahn Brahm discusses the 27th sutta of the Majjhima Nikaya – the Culahatthipadopama Sutta, “The Shorter Elephant’s Footprint Simile”.
“The Buddha cautions against swift conclusions about a teacher’s spiritual accomplishments, comparing it to the care a tracker would use when tracking elephants. He presents the full training of a monastic,” Sutta Central.
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