Buddha Nature

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Buddha-nature
... Buddha-nature, Buddha-dhatu or Buddha Principle (Skt Buddha-dhātu, Tathāgatagarbha Jap Bussho), is taught differently in various Mahayana Buddhism traditions ... Broadly speaking Buddha-nature is concerned with ascertaining what allows sentient beings to become Buddhas ... The term, Buddha nature, is a translation of the Sanskrit coinage, 'Buddha-dhātu', which seems first to have appeared in the Mahayana Mahaparinirvana Sutra,, where it refers to 'a sacred nature that ...
Shraadh - Faith Is Not Blind - Faith in Buddha Nature Literature
... The Buddha nature sutra, Exposition of Non-Decrease, Non-Increase (Anunatva-Apurnatva-Nirdesa) tells of how the essence of ultimate truth, the Buddha nature (tathāgatagarb ... This matter of the Buddha nature lies beyond the reach of the foolish, of the ordinary person, unless that person possess faith, which will gain him or her ... on How Benevolent Kings May Protect Their Countries, the Buddha declares that even if living beings were to give away the most precious substances known to ...
Buddha-nature - Interpretation Within Buddhist Traditions - Japanese Buddhism - Nichiren Buddhism
... Nichiren Buddhism views the Buddha nature as "The inner potential for attaining Buddhahood", common to all people ... on the Lotus Sutra, Nichiren maintained that "all living being possess the Buddha nature" ... being the inherent potential to attain Buddhahood The Buddha nature refers to the potential for attaining Buddhahood, a state of awakening filled with compassion and wisdom ...
Three Vajras - Exegesis
... in order for the practitioner to experience their own Buddha nature ... Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche perceives an identity and relationship betwixt the Buddha Nature, Dharmadhatu (essence of all phenomena and the noumenon), the ... Buddha nature is all-encompassing.. ...
Mahayana Buddhism - Doctrine - Buddha Nature
... The teaching of a "Buddha nature" (Skt ... The essential idea, articulated in the Buddha nature sūtras, but not accepted by all Mahāyānists, is that no being is without a concealed but indestructible interior link ... The Mahāparinirvāṇa Sūtra states "The essence of the Self (ātman) is the subtle Buddha nature..." while the later Lankāvatāra Sūtra states that the Buddha nature might be taken to ...

Famous quotes containing the words nature and/or buddha:

    There is much in nature against us. But we forget:
    Take nature altogether since time began,
    Including human nature, in peace and war,
    And it must be a little more in favor of man....
    Robert Frost (1874–1963)

    After Buddha was dead, his shadow was still shown for centuries in a cave—a tremendous, gruesome shadow. God is dead; but given the way of man, there may still be caves for thousands of years in which his shadow will be shown.—And we—we still have to vanquish his shadow, too.
    Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900)