A BRAHMANA IS HE WHO HAS GIVEN UP LIKES AND DISLIKES
Hitva ratin ca aratin ca sitibhutam nirupadhim
Sabba lokabhibhum viram tam aham brumi brahmanam.
As in the previous story, the dancer had entered the Order and had attained Arahanthood. The Buddha said, 'Bhikkhus! Nata Puttaka has given up taking delight in all things.'
- That is, attachment to sense-desires.
- Arati = dislike for forest life. (Commentary)
- Upadhi- there are four kinds ofupadhi; - namely, the aggregates (khandha), the passions (kilesa), volitional activities (abhisamkhara), sense-desires (kama).
- That is, the world of Aggregates.