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The Luminous Convocation

Thus have I heard as it was revealed. At onetime the Dharma-Lord entered the Deep-Samadhis of the Supreme Illumination of Undivided Spiritual Perfection. It is the One-Samadhi wherein all Tathagatas sublimely abide in splendid Luminosity. It is the Mind-ground of … Continue reading

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The Dharma-Door of Praising Tathagāta Akṣhobhya’s Merits

Thus have I heard. Once the Buddha was dwelling on Mount Gṛdhrakūṭa near Rājagṛha, together with an assembly of twelve hundred fifty great monks. All these monks were well-known Arhats who had extinguished all defilements and suffered afflictions no more. … Continue reading

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Sweet Anointing From Above

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Upon hearing the Blessed One expound on his eternal-lifespan, the Lotus Sutra goes on to explain in the ensuing chapters how immeasurable sentient beings may draw merit from this realization. (from Chapter 17) At that time the Buddha addressed Bodhisattva … Continue reading

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