a pejorative name given by the followers of Mahayana Buddhism to the more conservative schools of early Buddhism. The tradition died out in India, but it survived in Sri Lanka (Ceylon) as the Theravada school and was taken from there to other regions of Southeast Asia. –Google
AN8.30:3.2: It’s good that you reflect on these thoughts of a great man:
AN8.30:3.3: ‘This teaching is for those of few wishes, not those of many wishes.
AN8.30:3.4: It’s for the contented, not those who lack contentment.
For the world more is better. For the Buddha less. For the world, apparently “less” is a … pejorative.
SN22.94:1.2: “Mendicants, I don’t argue with the world; it’s the world that argues with me.
Well, then…how could one disagree?
for all the world–together,
let’s get off the bus.