Buddhas are trees, Bodhisattvas are seeds. Buddhas are adults, Bodhisattvas are children.Motova wrote:What is more beneficial to sentient beings, being a Buddha or Bodhisattva?
Does one only become a Bodhisattva to enhance motivation/commitment to become a Buddha?
Can someone help me compare the pros and cons of being a Buddha and Bodhisattva?
“Lord of Secrets, the sublime wisdom of omniscience comes from compassion as its root. It comes from Bodhicitta as its cause. It is brought to completion by method [the Six Paramita].”
-Vairocana’s Great Enlightenment Discourse as quoted in the Lam Rim Chen Mo eng v02 pg. 87 tib pg. 341
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