Seventh Paramita

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Seventh Paramita

Postby Nicholas Weeks » Thu Apr 04, 2013 12:53 am

Nagarjuna, in his Ratnavali lists compassion as the 7th paramita. Granted that compassion is a key teaching of Mahayana, but has anyone seen another paramita list where there is a 7th one? This is excluding the final four that are found in the standard list of ten.
A bodhisattva does not become weary of evil beings nor does he commit the error of bringing forth thoughts inclined to reject them and cast them aside. Avatamsaka Sutra, ch. 25

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Re: Seventh Paramita

Postby Aemilius » Thu Apr 04, 2013 11:27 am


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