Posts Tagged ‘Prajñā’

Walk like a Tathāgata

  (Wong Mou-Lam) "Learned Audience, in this system of mine one Prajñā produces eighty-four thousand ways of wisdom, since there are that number of 'defilements' for us to cope with; but when one is free from defilements, wisdom reveals itself, and will not be separated from the Essence of Mind. Those who understand this Dharma will be free from idle thoughts. To be free from being infatuated by one particular thought, from clinging to desire, and from falsehood; to put one's own 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 [...]

Predestined Karmic Associations

Part 2: On Prajñā  Prologue:  (Yampolsky) "I was predestined to come to live here and to preach to you officials, monks, and laymen. My teaching has been handed down from the sages of the past; it is not my own personal knowledge. If you wish to hear the teachings of the sages of the past, each of you must quiet his mind and hear me to the end. Please cast aside your own delusions; then you will be no different from the sages of the past.” (Wong Mou-Lam) “Today, I have Read more [...]
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