What the Bodhisattvas Taught

Posted October 9, 2017 12:50 am by Steve Roney

What the Bodhisattvas Taught

Guan Yin.Saint Dymphna, as patronness of the mentally ill, has a colleague in the Far East. And she is not obscure.Recall that the First Noble Truth of Buddhism, on which all else is based, is that “all existence is dukkha (suffering, ill-being).” This surely is an appeal to the depressed, like Jesus’s Beatitudes. Although Buddhism holds that the depressed see the world as it really is. Everyone else is deluded.The objective of Mahayana Buddhism, the form of Buddhism practiced in China, Korea, and Japan, is not to become a Buddha. That is an admirable, but a lesser, goal. It is

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