Posts Tagged ‘pāramitā’

The Illustrious Way

Then Queen Srīmālā made three more great vows before the Buddha, saying.  "I will benefit an infinite number of sentient beings through the power of these vows: first, I will, by my good roots, attain the wisdom of the true Dharma in all my lifetimes; second, after I have attained the true wisdom, wherever I may be born I will explain it untiringly to all sentient beings; third, in whatever form I may be born, I will not spare life or limb in embracing, protecting, and upholding the true Read more [...]

Prajñā-pāramitā

(Yampolsky)  "What is prajñā?  Prajñā is wisdom (chih-hi). When at all times successive thoughts contain no ignorance, and you always practice wisdom, this is known as the practice of prajñā. If but one instant of thought contains ignorance, then prajñā is cut off; but if one instant of thought contains wisdom, then prajñā is produced.   "People are deluded and do not see prajña. They speak of prajñā with the mouth, but in their minds they are constantly ignorant. They Read more [...]
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