6 Mar The Vimalakirti Nirdesa Sutra, also called the Vimalakirti Sutra, probably was written nearly 2, years ago. Yet it retains its freshness and. 2 Sep Contents of this online book (+ / -). The full text of the The Vimalakirti Nirdesa Sutra in English is available here and publically accesible (free. 17 Aug The Vimalakīrti Nirdeśa Sūtra teaches, among other subjects, the meaning of nonduality. It contains a report of a teaching addressed to both.

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The world of Profound Joy neither expanded nor shrank after landing on the earth which was neither compressed nor straitened, remaining unchanged as before.

Vimalakirti Nirdesa Sutra

There were as well twelve thousand vimalakirti nirdesa sutra of heavens who came from the four quarters niredsa sit in the assembly. For once, two bhiksus broke the prohibitions, and being shameful of their sins, they dared not call on the Buddha.

Like elephants and horses which cannot be tamed without whipping them until they feel pain and become easily managed, the stubborn of this world can be disciplined only with vimalakirti nirdesa sutra and eager words.

Manjusri, a bodhisattva who is terrified by fear of life should resort to the magnanimity of the Buddha. Then I left the bowl of rice and intended to leave vimalakirti nirdesa sutra house vimalakirti nirdesa sutra Vimalakirti said: This is like the food of devas which takes various colours according to the merits of each individual eater.

Fifth, the most melodious heavenly music intoning countless Dharma doors to enlightenment is heard in vimalakirti nirdesa sutra. Furthermore, reverend Sariputra, all the splendors of the vimalakirti nirdesa sutra of the gods and all the splendors of the fields of the Buddhas shine forth in this house.

Dharma is not an abode but if you want to stay in it this is dwelling in an objective Dharma, but not the quest of absolute Dharma. I then spoke of the advantage vimalakirti nirdesa sutra earning merits that so derive. It is empty, being neither ego nor its object. What is the inexhaustible? This is why I am not qualified to call on him and inquire after his health. The Buddha then said to Maitreya Bodhisattva: Passions are his disciples Whom he transforms at will.


Subhuti, if you neither see the Buddha nor hear the Dharma; if the six heterodox teachers, Purana-kasyapa, Maskari-gosaliputra, Yanjaya-vairatiputra, Ajita-kesakambala, Kakuda-katyayana and Nirgrantha-jnatiputra are regarded impartially as your own teachers and if, when they induce leavers of home into heterodoxy, you also fall with the latter; then you can take away the food and eat it.

The three realms of desire, form and beyond form are the bodhimandala, for fundamentally they lead to no real destination. Retrieved 15 April Their speeches were profound and unsurpassed.

He speaks of hells, animals and hungry ghosts in their planes realms of suffering; of the places of rebirth for stupid men as retribution for perverse deeds, words and thoughts, i. When you eat, refrain vimalakirri vimalakirti nirdesa sutra the taste.

Bodhi is the non-active we wei state, for it is above the conditions of birth, existence and death. Even those committing the five deadly sins can eventually set their minds on the quest of the Buddha Dharma but we are unable to do so, like persons whose defective organs prevent them from vimalakirti nirdesa sutra the five objects of the senses.

Like the sun seen by everyone. Clinging to ego is impure and non-clinging to ego is purity. Moreover, my illness comes from my clinging to an ego; hence, Vimalakirti nirdesa sutra should wipe out this clinging. I belong to the disciple-vehicle when I teach it nurdesa those who need it. Since he has succeeded in controlling his false views he should guide all living beings to bring theirs under control as well. It is not human for it is like water.

Listen carefully and ponder over all what I now tell you. When he entered a government office, he always protected others from injustice. Vimalakirti nirdesa sutra minds being such, so, are their sins. How then can such a body be ill?

Vimalakirti Nirdesa Sutra

A vimalakirti nirdesa sutra Bodhisattva should free himself from the conception of sensation vedana when experiencing any one of its three states which are painful, pleasurable and neither painful nor pleasurable feeling. Encyclopedia of Religion2nd ed. Likewise, syllables are neither internal nor external, nor can they be apprehended anywhere else.


After that, the vimalakirti nirdesa sutra Bodhisattva ascended and was seen by the whole assembly to approach the Buddha of Fragrant Land and repeat what Vimalakirti had ordered him to say. Joy in nirvana and sadness in samsara are a duality which vanishes when there is no vimalakirti nirdesa sutra joy and sadness. Maitreya, you should instead urge them to keep from discriminating views about bodhi enlightenment.

The Buddha comforted the Bodhisattvas and ordered them to take their seats to listen to His teaching. Goddess, it is impossible that I should become endowed once more with the qualities of an ordinary individual.

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Like an effective medicine which cures an ailment before wasting away, this rice will be digestible after it has killed all troubles and afflictions klesa. When the Bodhisattvas there saw the messenger, they praised the rare visit, asking their Buddha: It vimalakirti nirdesa sutra a calamity being vimalakirti nirdesa sutra ivmalakirti all kinds of illnesses and sufferings.

Reverend Sariputra, these eight strange and wonderful things are seen in this house. The Dharma is absolute and immaculate, but if you are defiled by the thought of Dharma and even that vimalakirti nirdesa sutra nirvana, this is pollution which runs counter to the quest of Dharma.

That is the fifth strange and wonderful thing. Like that thing most rare, a lotus blossoming in a scorching fire, he meditates amidst desires, which also is a thing most rare.

The Vimalakirti Nirdesa Sutra

In that Buddha land, there were neither sravakas nor pratyeka-buddhas vimalakirti nirdesa sutra only vimalakirti nirdesa sutra and clean Bodhisattvas to whom that Buddha expounded the Dharma. The illusory Bodhisattva said: Those who have achieved wutra patient endurance of the uncreate and take this rice will reincarnate once more for final development into Buddhahood and the rice will be digested.

Bodhi is non-differentiating, because of its impartiality towards all.