How do we know if our predominant state of life is that of Buddhahood?

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bcol01
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How do we know if our predominant state of life is that of Buddhahood?

Post by bcol01 » Sun Feb 18, 2018 4:14 am

What does this mean?

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Re: How do we know if our predominant state of life is that of Buddhahood?

Post by Dream_on » Sun Feb 18, 2018 8:58 am

I dont know but i guess the he or she is remarking on how people live there lifes in accordesn with the Dharma or a good livelihood or a like?

What do you think?

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Re: How do we know if our predominant state of life is that of Buddhahood?

Post by Vasana » Sun Feb 18, 2018 11:44 am

If you have to ask if you have reached the fruition of buddhahood then you havn't reached the fruition of buddhahood. Buddhas don't experience the 2 obscurations.
'When alone, watch your mind. When with others, watch your speech'- Old Kadampa saying.

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Re: How do we know if our predominant state of life is that of Buddhahood?

Post by Minobu » Sun Feb 18, 2018 7:04 pm

everything is Buddha

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Re: How do we know if our predominant state of life is that of Buddhahood?

Post by Malcolm » Sun Feb 18, 2018 7:25 pm

Minobu wrote:
Sun Feb 18, 2018 7:04 pm
everything is Buddha
Even Trump?
Buddhahood in This Life
འ༔ ཨ༔ ཧ༔ ཤ༔ ས༔ མ༔


[A]nything at all that is well spoken is the word of the Buddha.

-- Ārya-adhyāśaya-sañcodana-nāma-mahāyāna-sūtra

The different sūtras in accord with the emptiness
taught by the Sugata are definitive in meaning;
One can understand that all of those Dharmas in
which a sentient being, individual, or person are taught are provisional in meaning.

-- Samadhirāja Sūtra

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Re: How do we know if our predominant state of life is that of Buddhahood?

Post by Minobu » Sun Feb 18, 2018 8:15 pm

Malcolm wrote:
Sun Feb 18, 2018 7:25 pm
Minobu wrote:
Sun Feb 18, 2018 7:04 pm
everything is Buddha
Even Trump?
I was thinking along the lines from something you started in me....we are all living in the Palm of Buddha Mahavairocana, and Buddhas only see other Buddhas.

i've been doing a lot practice directed at perceiving this thought.

I now have a feel for it and see where it fits nicely into the real impetus for Lotus Buddhism in the degenerative Age we dwell in,and the true meaning behind the words Myoho Renge .
for that i am eternally grateful to the one known as Malcolm . :smile:

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