Lotus Sutra, Lecture No. II-3

File Name: 68-10-00-B

Wind Bell: Teachings from the San Francisco Zen Center, p. 3
from audio, tape noise, Q & A after lecture.

I already explained the nature of the Nirmanakaya Buddha and Sambhogakaya Buddha. The Nirmanakaya Buddha comes into this world with the vow that he will save all sentient beings. Not by karma, but by vow, he appears in this world, practices the Bodhisattva's way, attains enlightenment as Buddha did, and saves all human beings. So he is called an incarnated body. He changes his form in various ways, sometimes to a bodhisattva, sometimes to a buddha. He takes on various forms to help people, so in the ... Read Transcript (this version is updated and corrected at times. Any other transcripts below are not).

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