As we all know we are all Buddhas but unaware of the perfectly flawed nature of samsara and our own being.
… so we imagine semi mythical, higher dimensional beings for inspiration. That is fine. Perfect Buddha, perfecting Sangha, ye all wise Dharma. We (well me certainly) never live up to those wondrous Ms/Mx/Mr/Shree Bodhi. Too human.
And yet for all the precept breaking, half hearted practice and other limited behaviour, I am no less a Buddha. I am sure I read that somewhere …
Does the Kalashnikov have Buddha Nature? Do Mu?