Pratyutpanna Sutra

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Postby Aemilius » Sat Apr 28, 2012 9:59 am

svaha

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Postby Nosta » Sat Apr 28, 2012 11:28 am

I see. So, Buddha Shakyamuni cannot help us any more (in a direct way, but His teachings still prevail and thats a halp too), but Amitabha can help since he didnt achieve Nirvana (the final stage) yet.

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Re: Pratyutpanna Sutra

Postby Nicholas Weeks » Sat Apr 28, 2012 5:42 pm

A bodhisattva does not become weary of evil beings nor does he commit the error of bringing forth thoughts inclined to reject them and cast them aside. Avatamsaka Sutra, ch. 25

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Re: Pratyutpanna Sutra

Postby sinweiy » Sun Apr 29, 2012 1:35 pm

that say Buddhas, mahasattvas neither abide in samsara non nirvana. arhats abide in nirvana.

say if we are studing in a school and eventually need to graduate by passing the final exams. so some of them in order to help their fellow classmates, they delay passing the final exams. this i think represent the bodhisattvas, while those who graduated represent the arahats. and a real bodhisattva is one who HAS the ability to pass the final exams with flying colors but just that in order to stay in the class/school, they purposely delay passing the final exams.

Amitabha perhaps is one who "graduated" but return to the school as a teacher/principle. ;)

aggregates could be a skillful mean for a Buddha/bodhisattva need to have in order to help sentient beings.
like wrathful bodhisattvas for example. an anger is made for the sake of sentient beings' realisation.
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Re: Pratyutpanna Sutra

Postby LastLegend » Sun Apr 29, 2012 11:18 pm

Nosta,

Nirvana of Arahants is different from Nirvana of Buddhas. Nirvana of Arahants is abiding and still within the 10 Dharma realms-6 (human, animal, hell, etc) still take rebirths, other 4 (Arahant, Prechy Buddha, certain Bodhisattvas, etc) don't take rebirths. Full complete Buddhas are Shakyumuni, Amitabha, Medicine, etc. Buddhas still help sentient beings, and they never stop.
NAMO AMITABHA
NAM MO A DI DA PHAT (VIETNAMESE)
NAMO AMITUOFO (CHINESE)

Bodhidharma [my translation]
―I come to the East to transmit this clear knowing mind without constructing any dharma―

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Postby Aemilius » Mon Apr 30, 2012 9:37 am

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NAMO AMITABHA
NAM MO A DI DA PHAT (VIETNAMESE)
NAMO AMITUOFO (CHINESE)

Bodhidharma [my translation]
―I come to the East to transmit this clear knowing mind without constructing any dharma―

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Re: Pratyutpanna Sutra

Postby Nosta » Mon Oct 08, 2012 11:58 pm

This is a very beautiful sutra. I am translating it to portuguese since i dont find any portuguese version anywhere.

I am near the end of chapter 2, but i would like to know the meaning of the title os the sutra: Pratyutpanna Buddha Sammukhāvasthita Samādhi. What does that mean? I know the words Buddha and Samadhi :D, but not the others neither the complete meaning of the sentence.

Thanks.

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Re: Pratyutpanna Sutra

Postby viniketa » Tue Oct 09, 2012 3:48 am

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Re: Pratyutpanna Sutra

Postby Nosta » Tue Oct 09, 2012 6:34 pm

Thank you!

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