1 So dhammaṃ deseti ādikalyāṇaṃ majjhekalyāṇṃ pariyosānakalyāṇaṃ sātthaṃ sabyañjanaṃ kevalaparipuṇṇaṃ parisuddhaṃ brahmacariyaṃ pakāseti - D.I.62; M.I.179, 267 etc.
2 Dukkha: This is a word whose meaning in Buddhism is so wide that it cannot easily be given in a single word like pain, suffering, or sorrow. Sometimes the word Ill is used to cover the totality of its connotation. Each one of these words can be regarded as being valid in its own context. The word `unsatisfactoriness' is now believed to be having a very satisfactory coverage of the concept dukkha.
4 D.II.1f. They are Vipassi, Sikkhī, Vessabhū, Kakusandha, Konāgamaṇa and Kassapa and conform, more or less, to the pattern of the historical Buddha Gotama.
1 Pubbe'va me bhikkhave sambodhā anabhisambuddhassa bodhisattassa sato etadahosi. Kicchaṃ vatā'yaṃ loko āpanno jāyati ca jīyati ca mīyati ca cavati ca uppajjati ca. Atha ca pan'imassa dukkhassa nissaraṇaṃ nappajānāti. Kudā'ssu nāma imassa dukkhassa nissaraṇaṃ paññāyissati jarāmaraṇassā'ti. Tassa mayhaṃ bhikkhave etadahosi. Kimhi nu kho sati jarāmaraṇaṃ hoti kiṃ paccayā jarāmaraṇan'ti - S.II.10.