Posts Tagged ‘Light Warrior’

Is a Bodhisattva dependent on sentient beings?

Continuing with Dorji Wangchuk’s study, he writes: In Mahayana, the entire concept of bodhicitta and bodhisattva would collapse or make no sense without sattvas, for a bodhisattva is, in the first place, a sattva whose citta is directed towards attaining the highest state of bodhi for the sake of other sattvas. Not only is the bodhicitta of a bodhisattva dependent on sentient beings, but also his practices of the perfections (pāramitā) are in one way or another connected with them. A bodhisattva Read more [...]

The Light Warrior

  THE NOBLE AVALOKITEŚHVARA BODHISATTVA At that time also the noble Lord Avalokiteshvara, the Bodhisattva and Mahasattva, in the practice of the profound Perfection of Wisdom looked down; he beheld but five skandhas and that in their own being they were empty. Then, through the inspiration of the Buddha, the elder Shariputra said to the noble Lord Avalokiteshvara, the Bodhisattva and Mahasattva, “How should any son of good family train who wishes to engage in the practice of the Read more [...]
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