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10 Original Bodhisattva Vows

The Bodhisattva feels the awakening of a great heart of compassion and utters the ten original vows: to honor and serve the Buddhas; to share the teachings and practice of the Dharma; to welcome all future Buddhas; to practice the … Continue reading

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The Ten Paramitas

The term paramita has two etymologies. The first derives it from the word parama, meaning “highest,” “most distant,” and hence, “chief,” “primary,” “most excellent.” Hence, the substantive can be rendered “excellence” or “perfection.” Paramita also means “that which has gone … Continue reading

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