Neither my father or I were present at the time of Fuengsin's passing at St. Mary's Hospice in Birmingham. In fact, we had been getting a couple of hours rest at home and were just about to leave, when we received the news.
Just before the phone rang, I had wandered over to a bookshelf and decided to select a book; having done so, I then acted spontaneously and opened a page ... to reveal the quote at the top from 'King Khosala's daughter' (-exact reference to be inserted here-) which had been quoted in Narada's 'The Teachings of the Buddha'.
I know my mother had often been concerned - for whatever reason - by the fact that she had been born a woman. Here at last was the answer.
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