Enlightenment Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Enlightenment

  1. ball and cross symbol of gradual universal evangelism. [Christian Tradition: Jobes, 176]
  2. Bodhisattva “the enlightened one” deferring Nirvana to help others. [Buddhism: Parrinder, 48]
  3. Buddha a mortal who’s achieved Nirvana, particularly Gautama. [Buddhism: Parrinder, 53]
  4. Chloë “fearful virgin” learns love’s delights on wedding night. [Gk. Lit.: Daphnis and Chloe, Magill I, 184]
  5. Gautama sees “everything” and has “eyes on his feet.” [Buddhism: Parrinder, 110]
  6. prajna (Sanskrit) “wisdom,” used in abstract sense or some-times personified as a goddess. [Sanskrit: Parrinder, 222]
  7. Sanātana Dharma, “eternal truth.” [Hinduism: Parrinder, 122]
  8. scales falling from eyes vision restored, Saul is converted. [N. T.: Acts 9:17–19]