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Wounded Lion - Samyutta Nikaya 4.13

After another attempted assassination, the Buddha Gotama was recovering his strength, staying near Rajagaha at the Maddakucchi Deer Reserve.  His foot still pierced and broken, it grew infected. His whole body experienced excruciating pain, fierce, sharp, wracking, repellent, disagreeable.  But he endured this mindful, alert, and unperturbed.  He lay on his right side in the Lion Asana, careful to place his more injured foot on top of the other. 

It was at this moment that Mara (Maya) approached Gotama, and badgering him, asked,
"Why are you laying there in stupor? Or drunk on poetry? Are you goals and ambitions so few you might lie there and rest, alone in private lodgings all day?  Do you choose to be alone, or are you neglected?  Should you not be at work?  Why are you resting? What is with this dreaming, sleepy face?  Only your foot is injured."

The Buddha Gotama responded,
"Your assumptions are wrong.  I do not lie in a stupor, nor drunk on poetry.  I have already achieved all my ambition: I am without regret, or sorrow.  What is there left to do that I am not doing?  And I am not alone: I lie here in sympathy with all beings.  Even those whose chests have been pierced with arrows, even those just struck with an arrow, their heart beating rapidly in fear, so near to death, even they are able to rest, and recover their strength.  And need to.  Even they are able and need to sleep.  So why shouldn't I - I, whose arrow has been removed?  I am prepared to live, and prepared to die: so I am not awake with worry, nor afraid to sleep.  Neither day nor night oppresses me.  I see no threat in my decline, nor in the decline of any being in any world, nor entire worlds at all.  Or in their rising.  But to answer you simply, this is how I rest: in sympathy for all beings.  Even you, Mara."