Buddhahood


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Bud·dha·hood

 (bo͞o′də-ho͝od′, bo͝od′ə-)
n.
A state of spiritual enlightenment in accordance with Buddhist teachings.
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Perhaps Brancusi was defeated in his attempt at reaching the path towards living art because he did not dare attain Buddhahood, or because he became aware that the mankind contemporary with him was too corrupt and plunged in moral darkness (see the disasters of World War II) to be ready for the lifting of the seventh veil of Isis.
But they visualize the result in the form of an image of the Buddha or Buddhist saint or spiritual being who manifests specific qualities of Buddhahood like compassion, wisdom, generosity, calm focus, and transcendental insight.
Even the great Gautama Buddha took six years sitting under the Bodhi tree before he achieved Buddhahood.
Kerouac laments, "In America only the silent Buddhahood may be possible.
You have the option of reaching Buddhahood, which is when you allow yourself to keep being reborn in order to help other people.
The dramatization of the five "revelation-enlightenment" stages in the STTS establishes a new framework in Esoteric Buddhism for achieving Buddhahood in one lifetime.
Then I compare this Ekottarika-agama version to three other versions of this tale preserved in Pali and Chinese, in particular in relation to the way they deal with the dictum that a woman cannot receive a prediction of future Buddhahood.
In the case of animistic spirits, "the-reflection-vision-method" is usually employed in the middle act(s) for their original state of being as a plant to be revealed to their reincarnations by their deliverer, and the "the progress-in-the-present method" in the beginning (Wedge or Act I) part of the play to present them either as a plant, or the incarnation or reincarnation of the plant, and in the last act to show their attainment of immortality or buddhahood.
Moreover, her change in gender identity seems to be in line with Buddhist stories of wise women who transform their bodies into male form before attaining Buddhahood.
You can live the life of a Bodhisattva (3) and attain Buddhahood by living right in this saha world.
This means that Buddhahood is not a "result" that comes at the end of one's religious practices, much less a "gift" that comes from a transcendent source, but a state of life
The eighteenth and most cited vow in Pure Land texts, reads, "If, when I attain Buddhahood, sentient beings in the land of the ten quarters who sincerely and joyfully entrust themselves to me, desire to be born in my land, and call my name, even ten times, should not be born there, may I not attain perfect Enlightenment.