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  A student asked:
-For all the different people who have come to listen to your words, please
tell us about the way you have found and know.
The Buddha answered:
-When you take things it is because of a thirst, a clinging... continue...

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AWAKENED ONE
When one's mind in a delusion state,
he will see "buddhas" and "sentient beings".

When one's mind in a delusion state,
he will tightly hold on views and insights.

If one sees that every one and thing are buddhas,
why does he look down and hurt others while they are buddhas like he is?

When one really is in the awakened state,
neither points of view nor insights are longer needed.

Why did the Buddha call himself a Buddha?
It's very simple: HE IS ALWAYS AWAKE.
He does not hold any views or insights.
He speaks and does nothing to hurt any other.
He only speaks and does things that bring peace.
In him, Perfect Wisdom, Great Compassion, and Humility are one.
This is why he is always the Buddha.

ChonTri


 



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