One’s mind is primordially unborn.
The self exists. There is no other. Spontaneous perfection exists, as the Great Self.
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Avalokita, the Holy Lord and Bodhisattva, was moving in the deep course of the wisdom which has gone beyond.
The Buddha said, ‘Your Majesty, you have not perished yet. How is it that you know you will perish?’
That is more wondrous than wondrous!
By considering this example of the visitor, the one who comes and goes, and the innkeeper, the one who remains, I understood what the visitor signifies.
In order that you may gain a clear understanding of the idea of the bodhisattva, I would like to turn your attention to a long-standing discussion in the scholarly world regarding an erroneous belief widely maintained by contemporary scholars. According to their understanding, the bodhisattvas of Buddhist scriptures belong to two almost mutually exclusive categories…
The process whereby Buddhism—which first began as the deeply internal experience of just one ascetic practitioner—has over time borne fruit within vastly different races, climates, cultures and histories, might be likened to the way volcanic magma breaks through the earth’s crust and gushes heavenwards then flows down in every direction…