the Buddha called the monks and gave them many important instructions.
He encouraged them to practice his teaching for the benefit
of all people in the world, and to help others to learn and
practice the Dharma. He also encouraged them to serve as good
examples for the people of the world. Finally he instructed:
"All things must grow old and pass away. Study the truths
I have taught you and put them into practice; guard your own
minds; do not be careless, so that you can be freed from suffering