Merits of Lotus Sutra practices

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Tatsuo
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Merits of Lotus Sutra practices

Post by Tatsuo » Thu Jan 30, 2020 4:59 am

Hello,

in the Lotus Sutra Buddha Shakyamuni lists many different merits of Lotus Sutra related practices, such as never retrogressing from the path of the Buddha and ultimately achieving Buddhahood. Is there a list of all merits resulting from these practices?

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Re: Merits of Lotus Sutra practices

Post by Aemilius » Thu Jan 30, 2020 2:25 pm

svaha
"All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights.
They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.
Sarvē mānavāḥ svatantrāḥ samutpannāḥ vartantē api ca, gauravadr̥śā adhikāradr̥śā ca samānāḥ ēva vartantē. Ētē sarvē cētanā-tarka-śaktibhyāṁ susampannāḥ santi. Api ca, sarvē’pi bandhutva-bhāvanayā parasparaṁ vyavaharantu."
Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Article 1. (in english and sanskrit)

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Re: Merits of Lotus Sutra practices

Post by Tatsuo » Thu Jan 30, 2020 2:53 pm

Thank you - this is exactly what I was looking for. I hope there are lists with more details - if not, I’ll try to make one myself :smile:

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