Did Buddha told people that birth in the human realm is very rare?
"The human realm (Manushya) is the most favoured of the six realms because as a human being one has the motivation and the opportunity to practise the Dharma and to achieve enlightenment."
- Fish <><Lv 71 decade agoFavorite Answer
I haven't practiced the Dharma, but I have practiced the guitar.
- 1 decade ago
YES!Have you read the parable of the one eye turtle?
Buddha compared the chances of being born in the human realm with that of a one eye turtle that surfaced to the surface of the ocean every one thousand years and the chances of that turtle's head going through hole of a ring that was thrown into the ocean.
So you can see how rare is the chance to be born in the human realm.
- Sensei TeAlohaLv 41 decade ago
~~~ Kevin ,,,, Seriously,,,, "very rare" is a relative term, so what is it that you are comparing this to?