Sāriputta und Moggallāna are staying at the Kalanda-kanivāpa und, in the course of their conversation, it transpires that Moggallāna, exercising clairvoyance und clairaudience, had seen und heard the Buddha, then dwelling in Jetavana. The subject of his talk was consummate energy (āraddhaviriya). Sāriputta declares that, in comparison mit Moggallāna, he himself is like a mound of gravel set up alongside the Himālaya. Moggallāna returns the compliment by saying that, beside Sāriputta, he is like a pinch of salt set up alongside a large jar of salt, und recalls the high praise bestowed on Sāriputta by the Buddha himself. S.ii.275f.

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