Kisa Gotami’s ghost has long haunted me. It has probably haunted many of us in the field of Buddhist Studies. She is the face of female suffering, of devastated motherhood, of attachment and loss. For those not familiar with her story, Kisa Gotami is said to have been a woman from a poor family who was married to a wealthy older man. Her husband turned out to be abusive and she suffered.
Kisa Gotami tidak menduga ternyata keluarga suaminya memandang rendah dirinya karena kasta, kemiskinan, dan penampilan dirinya. Hal-hal tersebut membuat Kisa Gotami sangat menderita, terutama karena suaminya tercinta harus menghadapi konflik antara orang-orang yang ia sayangi, yaitu orangtua dan isterinya. Waktu terus berlalu, lahirlah seorang bayi laki-laki dari pernikahannya itu. Kisa Gotami.
Kisa Gotami. Kisa Gotami was a young mother whose only child had died. She was a cherishing and minding mother, and yet, she wound up narrow-minded and needed to recover her child after death. Gautama Buddha’s Enlightenment. He was shielded from the sufferings and miseries of the world. At some point, he saw a debilitated man, an old man, a.
Through the story of Kisa Gotami, what did the Buddha try to preach to the common man.(class 10 Sermons at Benares ) - 15569755.
Kisa Gotami - Some Recent Perspectives by Sudurjaya (2017) Talk given in the context of the Women's Class. From 18th June. Accessibility Help Cookies Site Map Contact Us Thanks. close.
Kisa Gautami was a young woman from a wealthy family who was happily married to an important merchant. When her only son was one-year-old, he fell ill and died suddenly. Kisa Gautami was struck with grief, she could not bare the death of her only child. Weeping and groaning, she took her dead baby in her arms and went from house to house begging all the people in the town for news of a way to.
Kisa Gotami had in a previous lifetime been born in the days of Padumattara, a Buddha. One day she went to hear the Master preach the Truth. There she saw Him give the highest honour to a sister who wore coarse garments. So she made a vow that she too would aspire to that honour. After many rebirths in the worlds of devas (gods) and mankind, she took birth during the time of the Buddha.
Kisa Gotami Kisa Gotami was the wife of a wealthy man of Savatthi. She had only one child. When her son was old enough to start running about, he caught a disease and died. Kisa Gotami was greatly saddened. Unable to accept that her son was dead and could not be brought back to life again, she took him in her arms and went about asking for medicine to cure him. Everyone she encountered thought.
Kisa Gotami did not take this death well, in fact she would not accept that the child died and wandered her town trying to find someone and some way to “wake” the child up and bring him back to her. She went to may sages, gurus, mystics, shamans and the like and no one was able to help her. She wandered around the town in a daze, half crazed, until she heard of a man said to be a fully.
Today’s FBA Podcast recounts the harrowing and revelatory tale of Kisa Gotami in a talk entitled “A Life-Changing Encounter” by Jvalamalini. In the story, Kisa Gotami’s grief for her dead child is completely transformed after her contact with the Buddha through the experience of compassion and insight, leading her to a life of spiritual commitment and renunciation.
Kisa Gotami became weary and hopeless, and sat down at the wayside, watching the lights of the city, as they flickered up and were extinguished again. At last the darkness of the night reigned.
Kisa Gotami Story by Jinananda (2011) How the Buddha helps a woman through bereavement to her commitment to enlightenment. Accessibility Help Cookies Site Map Contact Us Thanks. close.