Jnana-Yoga : 4-19.


Buddha died at a ripe old age.

I remember a friend of mine, a great American scientist, who was fond of reading his life.

He did not like the death of Buddha, because he was not crucified.

What a false idea!

For a man to be great he must be murdered!

Such ideas never prevailed in India.

This great Buddha traveled all over India, denouncing her gods and even the God of the universe, and yet he lived to a good old age.

For eighty years he lived, and had converted half the country.

Swami Vivekananda
To be continued ..


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