SN.19.5. Asilomasutta ("Sword Hairs")

Saṁyutta Nikāya ("The Linked Discourses")

“Just now, reverend, as I was descending from Vulture’s Peak Mountain I saw a man whose body hairs were swords flying through the air. And those swords kept rising up and falling on his body as he screamed in pain. …” …

“That being used to be a pig butcher right here in Rājagaha. …”

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