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On Buddha Nature

In all Suchness there is no differentiation. The Tathagata is pure. All beings share that essence. —Sutralankara   This essence of the Tathagata, when not free from the store of defilement, is referred to as the Tathagatagarbha. —Srimaladevi Sutra   … Continue reading

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Cultivating the Mind of Enlightenment

I bow to the Lord of Compassion!  In contact with the objects of the senses, my karmic seeds, impressions, and formations produce paired feelings and emotions: attachment for the pleasant, aversion for the unpleasant, indifference for others— bless me to … Continue reading

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Nirvana

Nirvana is the extinction of passions, the uncreated, peaceful happiness, eternal bliss, true reality, dharma-body, dharma-nature, suchness, oneness, and Buddha-nature.   Buddha-nature is none other than the Tathagata, the One Thus Come. This Tathagata pervades the countless worlds; He fills the … Continue reading

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