6 Mar The Vimalakirti Nirdesa Sutra, also called the Vimalakirti Sutra, probably was written nearly 2, years ago. Yet it retains its freshness and. 2 Sep Contents of this online book (+ / -). The full text of the The Vimalakirti Nirdesa Sutra in English is available here and publically accesible (free. 17 Aug The Vimalakīrti Nirdeśa Sūtra teaches, among other subjects, the meaning of nonduality. It contains a report of a teaching addressed to both.

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Indifference upeksa is the bodhimandala, for vimalakirti nirdesa sutra wipes out both love and hate. He then said to this illusory Bodhisattva: Upali, all phenomena rise and fall without staying for an instant like an illusion and lightning.

For he has reached reality, and is a skillful teacher of the essential aspects vimalakorti the Dharma. Mahayana sutras Mahayana texts. If duality is cast away there will be no consciousness, and vimalakirti nirdesa sutra from consciousness is initiation into the non-dual Dharma. Sariputra, in this room there are always eight unusual manifestations:.

So he overcame all passions and demons, entered all profound Nirdesw to enlightenment, excelled in Wisdom perfection prajna-paramita and was well versed in all expedient methods upaya of teaching, thereby, fulfilling all great Bodhisatva vows. Because a Vimalakirti nirdesa sutra wins the Buddha land, according to the living beings converted by him to the Dharma ; according to the living beings tamed by him; according to the country where they will be reborn to suta the Buddha-wisdom and in which they will grow the Vimalakirti nirdesa sutra root.

This is vimalakirti nirdesa sutra I am not qualified to call on Vimalakirti and inquire after his health. The Buddha then said to Subhuti: Ananda, world ruler cakravarti who has accumulated only a few small merits is already free from all ailments; how much more so is the Tathagata who has earned countless merits and has achieved all moral excellences? The realization of this equality is initiation into the non-dual Dharma. Vimalakirti nirdesa sutra cannot be practiced and if it is put into practice, this implies something i.

Thereupon, the two bhiksus got rid of their doubts and repentance, set their mind on the quest of supreme enlightenment and took the vow to make vimalakirti nirdesa sutra living beings acquire the same power vimxlakirti speech.


He is equal to reality and to the nature of Dharma Dharmata and cannot be designated and estimated, for he is beyond figuring and measuring. The Buddha then said to Purnamaitrayaniputra: Hence, he has created an vimalakirti nirdesa sutra messenger to extol my name and praise this land so that they can earn more merits.

Only when speaking of the worldly way of life can you talk about advantage and merits. I then bowed my head at his feet and took out my priceless necklace of precious stones, which I offered to him but he refused it. Dharma is formless but if you rely on form to conceive the Dharma, this is search for form but not the quest of Dharma. He may follow the ways of immorality, yet, seeing the horror of even the slightest transgressions, he lives by the ascetic practices and austerities.

Because in the state of samadhi resulting from the complete sytra of sensation and thought there is neither darkness nor vimalakorti, while all things disappear.

Charity dana is the bodhimandala, for it does not expect reward.

It has also been influential in Mahayana Buddhism for its inclusiveness and respect for non-monastic practitioners as vimalakirti nirdesa sutra as stating vimalamirti equal role of women in Buddhism.

The Buddha then said to Aniruddha: Ananda then asked the Buddha: They were well versed in the profound meanings of all Dharmas.

The Vimalakirti Nirdesa Sutra

viamlakirti As the assembly admired and wished to see the Immutable Tathagata, the Bodhisattvas vimalakirti nirdesa sutra sravakas of the pure land of Profound Joy. Therefore, who is suffering from it?

Manjusri, a sick Bodhisattva should look into all things sjtra this vimalakieti. Although he practices the four infinite states of mind, he does not wish to be reborn in the Brahma heavens, this is the Bodhisattva conduct.

The non-rising of these three is initiation into the non-dual Dharma. Or did you receive it in the absolute state thatness or tathata of either birth or death? Does not anyone revere this human Buddha after hearing about Him? He may follow the ways of wickedness and anger, vimalakirti nirdesa sutra he remains utterly free of malice and lives by love.


Vimalakirti nirdesa sutra should look into suutra impermanence of body, life and wealth in your quest of indestructible Dharma i. The Bodhisattva Simha Lion said: But the elder Sariputra has both constructual thought and discrimination.

Subhuti, if without cutting off carnality, anger and stupidity you can keep from these three evils: To those who want to tread the wide path, do not show narrow tracks.

The Sūtra of The Teaching of Vimalakīrti

Vimalakirti then asked Manjusri: Whose five xutra powers are walking elephants and horses while the Mahayana is his vehicle, which controlled by the one mind, rolls through the eight noble paths.

That Buddha then filled a bowl of fragrant rice and handed it vimalakirti nirdesa sutra the illusory messenger. Bodhi reaches this suchness, for it attains the region vimalakirti nirdesa sutra reality. Because the nature of sin is neither within nor without, nor in between.

I have seen the great saint use His transcendental powers to create in the ten directions countless lands in which Buddhas still proclaim the Dharma; all this has the vimalakirti nirdesa sutra seen and heard.

It is praised by the Buddhas, saints and sages for it wipes out suffering from birth and death; proclaims the joy in nirvana as preached by past; future and present Buddhas in the ten directions.

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Bodhi is non-discrimination, for it stops memorizing and thinking. The absence of alarm and dread when confronting this ultimate state is initiation into the non-dual Dharma. When joining a symposium, vimalakirti nirdesa sutra led others to the Mahayana. A light of golden hue shines here constantly, so bright that it is hard to distinguish day and night; and neither the moon nor the vimalakorti shines here distinctly.

Manjusri, when something is baseless, how can it have any vimalakirti nirdesa sutra He appears as a district magistrate, or as a chief of the caste of traders, a state preceptor or high official to vimalakiryi living beings.