What is the significance of the Buddha’s request for a handful of mustard seeds and the addition of a condition to it? ans in 30-40 words .

Solution:

Buddha asked Kisa Gautami to get mustard seeds from a house where none had suffered the loss of a child, husband, parent or friend. As there would be no such house, the request made Kisa Gautami realise the universal nature of death.

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 The Buddha was aware of Kisa Gotami's grief. He wanted her to the see truth of life and death and accept the destiny of human being. He asked her to bring a handful of mustard seeds from a house where no one had ever died to show her that death is common to all.
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