I’ve been exploring DN 10. “To Subha”. A Brahmin named Subha wants to see Ananda. Buddha just died. Ananda is old. There is a passage that seems to imply that Ananda was taking some sort of intoxicant. That is interesting! What was it?

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In the Subha Sutta, Ananda is asked to visit Subha. Ananda declines because he is intoxicated, under the influence of some substance– the time is “not proper”.