No More Fear

images (2)When Bodhisattvas would leave the shelter of afflictions and shine their insight on the Five Aggregates (form, sensation, perception, volition, and consciousness), they see they are without true nature; they do not have to seek the peace of nirvana. That is to realize the wisdom of Bodhisattvas.

What is the object realized by this understanding? It is to shine the light of insight and see that all is empty of self. With this insight, there is no longer any fear. Bodhisattvas thus awaken themselves and others.

—Buddha Shakyamuni, Prajñaparamita Ratnaguna Samuccaya Gatha

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 No More Fear

  1. cheryla says:

    “the shelter of afflictions”, like “the house of pain” – why do we choose to dwell there? The rent is so expensive. It is good to know that the lease can be short term. many thanks…

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