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The Powers of the Buddha

The Ten Powers (daśa-balāni) of the Buddha: Sthānāsthāna: Perfect Buddhagnosis of drawing right conclusions, of what is appropriate and inappropriate. A Buddha, unlike common worldlings, makes firm resolutions that are never broken, based on former Bodhisattvic vows that are reinforced through bodhicitta. Karmavipāka: This second power is knowing the fruition of proper [actions], thus having a firm grasp of the workings of karma. Nānādhimukti: Knowing full-well Read more [...]