Contemplation on the Buddha

buddhaccThere is one contemplation,

which when often practiced and much developed

leads to the complete turning away from the world,

to detachment, to stilling, to ceasing, to peace,

to final penetrating knowledge, to enlightenment,

and thus to the deathless dimension of nirvana.

Any noble disciple who has understood the true Dharma,

dwells quite frequently in this state.

Which is that one contemplation?

It is reflecting over the qualities of any Buddha exactly like this:

 

Worthy, honorable, and perfectly self-enlightened is the blessed Buddha.

Consummated in knowledge and behavior, totally transcended,

expert in all dimensions, knower of all the worlds,

unsurpassable trainer of those who can be tamed,

teacher and guide of gods and humans,

blessed, exalted, awakened, and perfectly self-enlightened is the Buddha.

—Buddha Shakyamuni, Anguttara Agama

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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One Response to Contemplation on the Buddha

  1. paulfarma says:

    Thank you.PKL

    Great Middle Way 於 2014年10月16日 (週四) 9:35 PM 寫道﹕

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