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by Bohemian Seeker
Thu Feb 21, 2013 10:58 am
Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
Topic: How do bodhisattvas help people ?
Replies: 15
Views: 2794

Re: How do bodhisattvas help people ?

Thanks Guys, that is food for thought.

:smile:

:namaste:
by Bohemian Seeker
Wed Feb 20, 2013 8:32 pm
Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
Topic: How do bodhisattvas help people ?
Replies: 15
Views: 2794

Re: How do bodhisattvas help people ?

Helpful people who have not taken a vow to bring to buddhahood all beings over countless lifetimes are only that, helpful people. Bodhisattvas can do many ordinary helpful tasks, but their main focus is on encouraging the selfless nature of our minds to come forth and control our selfish tendencies...
by Bohemian Seeker
Wed Feb 20, 2013 5:25 pm
Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
Topic: How do bodhisattvas help people ?
Replies: 15
Views: 2794

Re: How do bodhisattvas help people ?

Thanks Guys, much appreciated.

Mike
by Bohemian Seeker
Wed Feb 20, 2013 2:27 pm
Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
Topic: How do bodhisattvas help people ?
Replies: 15
Views: 2794

Re: How do bodhisattvas help people ?

Well, you could answer in many ways. I daresay a lot of people would talk in terms of heroic tasks and selfless deeds, which is certainly true. But another answer would be, by doing what needs to be done, on behalf of anyone who needs help, at that time, and in that place. The problem with romantic...
by Bohemian Seeker
Wed Feb 20, 2013 10:20 am
Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
Topic: How do bodhisattvas help people ?
Replies: 15
Views: 2794

How do bodhisattvas help people ?

Hi Folks,

How do bodhisattvas help people ? Do they help people to be more enlightened ? Do they offer help in life ? Why do we need them ?

What is their range of help in our lives ?

Thanks for helping me to explore Buddhism.

Mike

:anjali: