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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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Turning the Wheel of Dharma

During his 45 year teaching career, the Buddha taught different understandings of reality according to varying circumstances and the disparate dispositions, personality types, and capacities of his students. The Buddha’s discourses are divided into 3 distinct sets of teachings or … Continue reading

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