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Ladies, we used the eye shadows well before you did it


#1

Ladies, we used the eye shadows well before you did it.

Then Venerable Nanda—the Buddha’s cousin on his mother’s side—dressed in nicely pressed and ironed robes, applied eyeshadow, and took a polished black bowl. He went to the Buddha, bowed, and sat down to one side. The Buddha said to him:


#2

I’m imagining a goth monk in black robes :joy:


#3

“When will I see Nanda
in the wilderness, wearing rag robes,
feeding on scraps offered by strangers,
unconcerned for sensual pleasures?”