Buddhas Feel No Fear

undertreeAll Buddhas adorn their chests with the sign of virtue,

indestructible and adamant, and sit at the foot of the tree of enlightenment.

Hordes of obstructers fill the sky, boundless in number,

with various forms so terrifying

that all sentient beings who see them become crazed with fear or die.

When the Buddhas see them, They are not frightened,

They do not pale, not even one hair stands on end.

They are not moved or disturbed, they do not think of anything.

Aloof from emotions, They are tranquil and clear,

abiding in the abode of Buddhas, imbued with the power of love and compassion,

Their senses under control, Their hearts without fear,

impossible for the hordes of obstructers to upset.

In fact, it is They who can subdue the obstructers,

cause them to change their minds and take refuge in the Buddhas,

after which the Buddhas teach them

by means of correct diagnosis, prescription, and influence,

so that all now develop the aspiration for unexcelled,

complete, perfect enlightenment, never to regress.

—Avatamsaka Sutra

About Tashi Nyima

I am a Dharma student, and aspire to be a companion on the path. I trust that these texts can offer a general approach and basic tools for practicing the Buddha's way to enlightenment. ||| Soy un estudiante del Dharma, y aspiro a ser un compañero en el sendero. Espero que estos textos ofrezcan a algunos un mapa general y herramientas básicas para la práctica del sendero a la iluminación que nos ofrece el Buda.
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2 Responses to Buddhas Feel No Fear

  1. paulfarma says:

    Thanks, but how to cope when one is attacked by a rioting gang?

    Great Middle Way 於 2014年07月16日 (週三) 1:06 AM 寫道﹕

    WordPress.com Tashi Nyima posted: “All Buddhas adorn their chests with the sign of virtue, indestructible and adamant, and sit at the foot of the tree of enlightenment. Hordes of obstructers fill the sky, boundless in number, with various forms so terrifying that all sentient beings wh”

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