beginningless

beginningless

(bɪˈɡɪnɪŋlɪs)
adj
having no beginning
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(34.) The brahman is said to be "beginningless and endless" (anadinidhana) in Vakyapadiya 1.1, and Vrtti: 2-3 comments: kalabhedadars'anabhyasena murtivibhagabhavanaya ca vyavaharanupatibhir dharmadharmaih sarvasv avasthasv anasritadinidhanam brahrna ...
The study of the cosmos leads to contemplation of how difficult it is to attain a human birth, and how rare the opportunity is to advance toward liberation from suffering that is beginningless and potentially endless.
We're unaware that, from the clear perspective of grace, we're already 'preapproved,' 'prequalified,' and have been since beginningless time," Singh writes.
The evolution of black hole universe is iterative - beginningless and endless.
Before the first arising of the intention to awaken, over the course of beginningless samsara, the Bodhisattva was an ordinary being who would have gone through all forms of life.
The nine realms are inherent in the beginningless Buddha realm, and the Buddha realm inheres in the beginningless nine realms.
As Buddha tells Mahamati, "The city appears as in a vision owing to [people's] attachment to the memory of a city preserved in the mind as a seed...." Likewise, people cling "to the memory of erroneous speculations and doctrines accumulated since beginningless time ...
(13) Thomas argues in article five of this question that no argument based on the present state of the world can demonstrate either its eternity or its temporal origin and that both the eternity (understood as a beginningless and endless succession of time) (14) and the temporal finitude of the world are consistent with the nature of the world and the nature of divine action.
Griffiths showed that this logic has been taken to its extreme in the doctrinal digests--not only will everyone be saved, but, from beginningless time, every sentient being has been saved by the Buddha.
A beginningless endless cycle of the words 'work and prayer and work and prayer and work and ...
How grievous it is that, since the beginningless past, foolish, ignorant human beings possessed of defilements and hindrances have mixed the auxiliary and right and combined the minds of the meditative and nonmeditative practices, so that they have had no chance of attaining emancipation.