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Twin Wings

Aug. 4 | Even the eagle, king of birds, cannot fly if he is missing a wing. Many find the wing ‘perception of emptiness’, But only those who have also the wing of Bodhicitta Fly to the omniscient state of Buddhahood. – The 7th Dalai Lama

Cause Of Buddhahood

May. 23 | If you aspire to Buddhahood,¹ the root of it is Bodhicitta² as firm as Mount Sumeru,³ all-pervasive compassion⁴ and non-dual wisdom.⁵ – Nagarjuna Bodhisattva (Ratnamala) 1 Supreme enlightenment 2 Aspiration to guide all to Buddhahood 3 Largest...

155 Spiritual & Physical Differences Between Buddhas & Arhats

May. 2 | All who give rise to Bodhicitta are able to become Bodhisatvas, who are able to become Buddhas, who are able to guide all to give rise to Bodhicitta. – Stonepeace | Books The Lord [Sakyamuni] Buddha: ‘What do you think, Sariputra, does it...

Pure Precepts

Mar. 5 | 若持净戒顺正教, 诸佛贤圣所赞叹, 戒是无上菩提本, 应当具足持净戒。 – 华严经 If upholding the pure precepts [of morality] to comply with the true teachings, [which] all Buddhas and virtuous sages praise, [as]...

One Dharma

Feb. 4 | 是诸世尊等, 皆说一乘法, 化无量众生, 令入于佛道。 All World-Honoured Ones [Buddhas], Each speak Dharma of the One Vehicle [Ekayana], To transform immeasurable sentient beings, For enabling entry of the Buddha path [to Buddhahood]. –...

Dedication Of Merits

Jan. 13 | 回向偈 Verse For Dedication Of Merits 愿以此功德,   May I, with these meritorious virtues, 普及以一切。Universally dedicate them to all. 我与等众生,   May I, with other sentient beings, 皆共成佛道。All together accomplish...

Essence Of The ‘Sūtra Of Immeasurable Meanings’

Jan. 9 | 摘抄: 无量义经: 说法品第二 Excerpt: Sūtra Of Immeasurable Meanings [Prologue Of Lotus Sutra]: Chapter 2: Preaching The Dharma 天竺三藏昙摩伽陀耶舍译 Translated by ancient India’s Tripiṭaka Master Dharmagatayaśas [from...

The Buddha’s Admonition Against Making False Spiritual Claims 佛陀对大妄语的警戒

Jan. 5 | Liars are not true even to themselves, much less to others and to Truth itself. – Stonepeace | Books 大佛顶首楞严经: 清净明诲章: 妄语篇 The Great Buddha’s Crown’s Surangama Sutra: Section On Clear Instructions For Purity: ...

From Mindfulness To Buddhahood

Jan. 5 | 常生大乘善信, 自知我是未成之佛, 诸佛是已成之佛, 发菩提心, 念念不去心。 – 释迦牟尼佛    (梵网经) Constantly giving rise to good faith in the Great Vehicle [for delivering one and all to Buddhahood], personally...

Nuturing The Bodhi Seed

Nov. 21 | 欲长菩提苗, 光明照世间, 应当静观察, 诸法真实相, 不生亦不灭, 不常复不断, 不一亦不异, 不来亦不去. – 梵网经 (释迦牟尼佛) Wishing to nurture the Bodhi seedling [for Buddhahood], to have the bright light...

Why The Mahayana Teachings Are Authentic

Aug. 29 | As the Buddhas have pure Bodhicitta to fully benefit all beings, all Buddhas will teach Bodhicitta to fully benefit all beings. – Stonepeace | Books If the path taught in the first turning of the wheel [of Dharma] – the thirty-seven aspects...

Why Does Buddhahood Require Bodhicitta?

Jun. 20 | If we would like all to help us, we should like to help all too. To be helped by all is surely joyful, but to help all is even more joyful. – Stonepeace | Books Buddhahood, as we know, is the realisation of True Happiness, which is what we all really...

How Death Hinders Progress To Liberation

Apr. 20 | The thoroughly unenlightened manifest confused rebirths which further confuse themselves. – Stonepeace There is a phenomenon called ‘confusion from separation (from previous lives) by death’ (隔阴之迷), which is the forgetting of...

Why The Dharma Is The Greatest Gift

Apr. 6 | 法轮未转, 食轮先转. [Before] the wheel of the Dharma has yet to turn, the wheel of [hunger for] food first turns. – Buddhist Saying Once, Sakra, the king of the devas, after futile efforts of getting the answers to some questions at a meeting...

How To Help Without Helping?

Aug. 10 | Question: I came across this in a Dharma book – ‘Great Bodhisattvas do not think they have anything specific to accomplish. They do not have the idea that they must help sentient beings; rather, they naturally respond to others…’...
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