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Bodhisattva Maitreya on Dedication

8000 Line Wisdom Gone Beyond Sutra, Chapter 6: Perfect dedication (270 – 346)

The bodhisattva Jampa says to Subuti: “The mind that is the mind which dedicates perfectly, its suchness is this; the phenomena that are the phenomena which are dedicated perfectly, their suchness is this; the phenomena that are the phenomena for which one dedicates perfectly, their suchness is also this. If one dedicates perfectly in this way then it is a correct perfect dedication, it is not a wrong dedication, and a bodhisattva mahasattva should dedicate perfectly in this manner.”

This is advice to dedicate with mindfulness on the emptiness of the three circles.

Definition of the Week (18) – Definition of Buddha lineage

Jetsün Chokyi Gyaltsen:

Definition of buddha lineage: That suitable to transform into one of the bodies of a buddha.

E.g., the emptiness of the mind of clear light is suitable to transform into the nature-truth body, and the mind of clear light is suitable to transform into the wisdom-truth body.

The mental afflictions are not suitable to transform into any of the bodies of a buddha.