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Kusalo's Old Lady
is from the antipodes, and his aged mother is in a Senior's Home in Australia.
A while ago, during the general election, a candidate came to the Home soliciting
the elderly resident's votes. He was talking to Kusalo's mum and another old lady
and he perceived that old lady didn't seem to understand what he was doing there.
"Do you know who I am?" he asked.
CODA: and I did repeat this story. Told it to many people, and on several occations was told by some that they had heard the story before, variations on it. My God. The Buddhist say only speak that which passes the three gates: is it true, is it kind, is it useful.
approached Ajahn Viadhamma about Kusalo's apparent untruth (that this happened
to his mother).