A Guide to the Bodhisattvas (Meeting the Buddhas) by Vessantara

By Vessantara

Bodhisattvas are devoted to something: assisting humans at the direction in the direction of Enlightenment. The bodhisattvas recognize that they're now not except the remainder of lifestyles. looking Enlightenment for themselves by myself can by no means fulfill as they witness the discomfort that's throughout them. Their imaginative and prescient is to paintings without end within the carrier of residing beings. This consultant introduces a panoply of figures: Tara, the rescuer; Manjusri the Bodhisattva of knowledge; and Avalokitesvara, the Bodhisattva of compassion; between others.

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