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Per Webster's dictionary, scriptures are the sacred writings of a religion. I think the point you are making is that since Buddhist teachings are not considered divinely inspired then it is just the writings of men. The word 'scripture' does not necessarily imply 'divinely inspired'.
The Word of Revelation in original language even in the verbal form is a scripture; subsequently it could be written and published in a book form for convenience of the people.I think the implication was that scripture is revealed, and if nothing's been revealed to you then you don't need scripture(?).
The Word of Revelation in original language even in the verbal form is a scripture; subsequently it could be written and published in a book form for convenience of the people.
You mean that a revelation from God could come in other form besides as written words from the start?
Revelation always comes in verbal, pictorial and or the form of a dream; then the person whom it descends narrates it to other people and in subsequent immediate or later it could be written down to secure it and keep it pristine for the benefit of the peoples at large and or for the subsequent generations . Nothing comes from the sky in the physical form of tablets or in the form of a written down scripture that could be touched down with hands.
Scripture to a Buddhist does not have the same view as abrahamics view. It is not holy as in it comes from God. Its, the sutras, are "Holy" in that they contain the Buddha's words "about" life and the nature of it. Buddha tells us not to be attached to his words as being a buddha does not depend on them but the practice itself. Scripture is the practice not words on page.
The Buddha had no revelation from an abrahamic God. Abrahamics arent special in regards to others just dont know their truth.What was Buddha's source of knowledge except Word of Revelation from G-d.