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That could be true, but also consider that in one of the most popular movements (in the West, at least) that take on bodhisattva precepts, Zen Buddhism and it's various schools, it is very… (View Post)
(Another good one, source apocryphal)
The Novice: "I have seen and heard, studied and known, within these five aggregates of binding there is no one to be found and nothing to own."
The Master … (View Post)
When Venerable Maitreyanāthasāramati wrote his commentary on the Tathāgatha-womb scriptures, he included this parable about the Buddha's gnosis, which is gnosis of the persistent dharma, t… (View Post)
If a man came to you on fire and you had a water bucket, however small, perhaps it was only a cup of water, even if your water cup could never dose the extent of the flames covering his body, would y… (View Post)
(Emphasis added in the above.)
From the Tathāgatāyuṣpramāṇaparivarta (如來壽量品, nyorai juryō hon), which Venerable Nichiren had his followers recite before the Object on the Platform,… (View Post)