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The Vajra Prajna Paramita Sutra

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Y ou cannot recover past thoughts, you cannot hold on to present thoughts, and you cannot obtain future thoughts.




Buddhism Quote n°7987 | 
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A ll conditioned dharmas are like a dream, an illusion, a bubble or a shadow, Like dew or like a lightning ?ash. Contemplate them thus.




Buddhism Quote n°7986 | 
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I f world systems actually existed, that would constitute a unity of appearances. What the Thus Come One speaks of as a unity of appearances is not a unity of appearances. Therefore it is called a unity of appearances.




Buddhism Quote n°7979 | 
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A ll appearances are empty and false. If one sees all appearances as no appearances, then one sees the Thus Come One.




Buddhism Quote n°7971 | 
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T hus Come One does not come from anywhere nor does he go anywhere. Therefore he is called the Thus Come One.




Buddhism Quote n°7956 | 
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O ne who looks for me in forms, or seeks me in sounds, practices a deviant path and will never see the Thus Come One.




Buddhism Quote n°7955 | 
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O ne who adorns Buddha lands does not adorn anything. Therefore it is called adorning.




Buddhism Quote n°7954 | 
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A ll the Dharma which the Thus Come One has spoken can neither be clung to nor spoken of. It is neither Dharma nor non-dharma.




Buddhism Quote n°7953 | 
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A s I52 understand what the Buddha has said, there is no predetermined Dharma called Anuttara-samyaksambodhi, and there are not any predetermined Dharmas which the Thus Come One could speak.




Buddhism Quote n°7952 | 
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51 ?????????????????????????
52 “I” here refers to Venerable Subhuti, one of Sakyamuni Buddha’s great disciples and foremost in the understanding of emptiness.





I f a Bodhisattva comprehends the dharma of no self, the Thus Come One calls him a true Bodhisattva.




Buddhism Quote n°7897 | 
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W hen I 40 was cut limb from limb, if I had an appearance of a self, an appearance of others, an appearance of living beings or an appearance of a life, I would have been outraged.




Buddhism Quote n°7855 | 
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39 ?????????????
40 “I” here refers to Sakyamuni Buddha.





H ow should this Sutra be explained for others? By not grasping at appearances and being in unmoving thusness.




Buddhism Quote n°7837 | 
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A Bodhisattva who gives with a mind that does not rely on dharmas is like a person with eyes who can see all kinds of things in the bright sunlight.




Buddhism Quote n°7836 | 
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A Bodhisattva who gives with a mind relying on dharmas is like a person in the dark who sees nothing at all.




Buddhism Quote n°7835 | 
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I f a Bodhisattva does not rely on appearances when giving, his blessings and virtues are inconceivable and immeasurable.




Buddhism Quote n°7834 | 
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A s to Dharmas, a Bodhisattva should not rely on anything when giving. That is to say, when giving, he should neither rely on forms, nor sounds, smells, tastes, tangible objects or dharmas. Subhuti, a Bodhisattva should give thus: he should not rely on appearances.




Buddhism Quote n°7833 | 
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A Bodhisattva should relinquish all appearances and bring forth the mind of Anuttara-samyaksambodhi21. He should bring forth thoughts which do not rely on forms or which do not rely on sounds, smells, tastes, tangible objects, or dharmas. He should bring forth thoughts which do not rely on anything.




Buddhism Quote n°7750 | 
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21 Anuttara-samyak-sambodhi: Sanskrit word meaning ‘unexcelled complete Enlightenment,’ which is an attribute of every Buddha. Supreme, Perfect Enlightenment.(?????????:??,??????????,??????????;????????)



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