The Lotus Sutra, Vol. 3

Published on 6 April 2022 at 13:25

Quotes from the Lotus Sutra, Vol. 3


“You should understand, Kaśyapa: By causal explanations and various kinds of parables, I open and reveal the Buddha way. This is my method of skillful means; all Buddhas do the same. What I teach you and the others now is the utmost truth: None has attained extinction as a śrāvaka; what you are practicing is the Bodhisattva way. As you gradually practice and learn, every one of you should become a Buddha.”

Reference: Gene Reeves, A Contemporary Translation of a Buddhist Classics, 2008, p,168

(Translated scriptural passage based on the rendition of Gene Reeves)



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