A leader's senectitude and powerlessness along with money and fame being out the worst in disciples.
Tim Ward, practiced as a Theravadan monastic in a Thai monastery founded by the celebrated and world famous Ajaan Cha.
In his memoir What the Buddha Never Taught, Ward gives a searing description of this honorable and honest teacher after he'd been left speechless and bedridden by a stroke.
The monks refused to let their old master live and die in peace
Ajaan Chaa brought fame money and merit seeking gawkers to the monastery, so his monks wheeled him around in public, to keep the money machine humming.
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