The Eternal Buddha and Vairocana vs. Purusha?

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The Eternal Buddha and Vairocana vs. Purusha?

Postby Individual » Sun Nov 14, 2010 6:43 am

Don't like to ask scholarly questions with no purpose... But I'd really like to know:

How is the eternal Buddha (of the Lotus Sutra) and\or Vairocana Buddha distinguished from the "Purusha" (Cosmic Man) of Hinduism?
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Re: The Eternal Buddha and Vairocana vs. Purusha?

Postby ground » Sun Nov 14, 2010 10:30 am

Just speculating since I am not sure about the view the Lotus sutra is based on:
Through the mode of asserted existence.

I am saying this from the perspective of Madhyamaka. But there may be others who disagree.

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