Posts Tagged ‘Tathāgata Great Eyes’

A Propitious Prophecy

The Sutra continues with a long litany by Bodhisattva Akṣhobhya’s resolve to obey all of the monastic precepts that need to be honored before his attainment of Anuttara Samyak Sambodhi (Supreme Enlightenment). One of these precepts begs to be further examined:  "'World-Honored One, from now until my attainment of supreme enlightenment, if I, who have resolved to pursue all-knowing wisdom, have any sensual desire resulting in an ejaculation, even in a dream, then I will be disobeying all Read more [...]

Origin of the Immovable One

              Anya Langmead The Buddha told Śāriputra. "A thousand worlds from here to the east, there is a Buddha-land named Wonderful Joy, where Tathāgata Great Eyes, the Worthy One, the Perfectly Enlightened One, once appeared to expound the subtle, wonderful Dharma to Bodhisattva-Mahāsattvas, beginning with the six pāramitās. The Buddha is referencing to Śāriputra another Noble Tathāgata whose magnificent Buddha-land (Wonderful Joy) lies to the east. Tathāgata Great Read more [...]