Have you ever seen a moving contraption?

What could be this moving contraption that the Buddha mentions in SN 22.100 Gaddula Sutta- the Leash ?

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thatā€™s a good one :slight_smile:

contraption: a mechanical contrivance; gadget; device.

there seems to have been quite a few ā€œmechanical contraptionsā€ available at the time of the Buddha.
i would guess it was no one thing in particular.

Alternative translation is that itā€™s a picture called ā€˜movementā€™.

Relevant discussion on Dhamma Wheel: SN 22.100 Gaddula Sutta: The Leash (2) - Dhamma Wheel

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