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The Gospel of Buddha:Chapter 44: Secrecy and Publicity

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The Buddha said:
"Three things, O disciples,
are characterized by secrecy:
love affairs, priestly wisdom,
and all aberrations from the path of truth. [1]

"Women who are in love, O disciples,
seek secrecy and shun publicity;
priests who claim to be in possession
of special revelations, O disciples,
seek secrecy and shun publicity;
all those who stray from the path of truth, O disciples,
seek secrecy and shun publicity. [2]

"Three things, O disciples,
shine before the world and cannot be hidden.
What are the three? [3]

"The moon, O disciples, illumines the world and cannot be hidden;
the sun, O disciples, illumines the world and cannot be hidden;
and the truth proclaimed by the Tathagata
illumines the world and cannot be hidden.
These three things, O disciples,
illumines the world and cannot be hidden.
There is no secrecy about them." [4]

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