Texts

Buddhist Texts.

How could I be unhappy about others being pleased? Acarya Shantideva

The Buddhas are delighted when sentient beings are happy and distressed when they are hurt. So by loving them I will please all Buddhas and by harming them I will injure the wise. For just as someone whose body is engulfed by fire finds no pleasure in desirable objects, it is impossible for the compassionate ones to be joyous when a sentient being is in pain…

Maha Prajnaparamita Sutra – Tangut Manuscript

The Buddha: Without mark is this perfection of wisdom. Just as the element of space and the element of air cannot be approached by the mark of the total reality of any dharma, just so the perfection of wisdom.
The Questions of Suvikrantavikramin. Perfect Wisdom: The Short Prajnaparamita.

Vimalakirti Sutra

At that time, out of this very skill in liberative technique, Vimalakirti manifested himself as if sick. To inquire after his health, the king, the officials, the lords, the youths, the aristocrats, the householders, the businessmen, the townfolk, the countryfolk, and thousands of other living beings came forth from the great city of Vaisali and called on the invalid. When they arrived, Vimalakirti taught them the Dharma…