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He even refused to speculate as to whether such purified saints, after death,
continued to exist or ceased to exist. Such questions, he maintained, were not
relevant to the practice of the path and could not in any event be answered from
Buddhists generally agree that the thoughts held by a person at the moment of
death are of essential signifi- Beliefs cance. For this reason, sacred texts are
sometimes read to about the the dying person to prepare the mind for the
moment of ...
In 78, after Sulla's death, he returned to Rome and started on his political career
in the conventional way, by acting as a prosecuting advocate — of course, in his
case, against prominent Sullan counter-revolutionaries. His first target, Gnaeus ...
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