​Sixty aspects of the infinite and inconceivable speech of the Perfect Teacher

The speech (or writing) of the transcendent lords (Perfect Teachers, Master or Buddhas) issues forth endowed with sixty aspects. It is kindly, gentle, beautiful, appealing, pure, and so forth at length. It is “kindly” because it encourages the roots of virtue of the beings. It is “gentle” because its encounter brings immediate happiness. It is “beautiful” because of its excellent content. It is “appealing” because of its excellent expression.
It is “pure” because it conveys the aftermath (intuition) of unexcelled transcendence. It is “stainless” because it is dissociated from all addictions, bad habits, and instincts. It is “luminous” because the words and phrases are lucid. It is “attractive” because it has the excellence of the power to dissolve the convictions of evil-minded fanatics. It is “worth hearing” because it leads to transcendence through practice. It is “unassailable” because it is not overwhelmed by any opposing critics. It is “melodious” because it delights.

It is “disciplined” because it is the remedy for passion and so on. It is “without harshness” because it has the art of pleasantly announcing the precepts. It is “without severity” because it shows the means of deliverance from transgressing those (precepts). It is “well-disciplined” because it gives instruction in the three paths of enlightenment.  It is “pleasant to the ear” because it is the remedy for distraction. It is “physically satisfying” because it generates meditative concentration. It is “mentally satisfying” because it effectively generates intense joy by means of transcendent insight. It is “gladdening to the heart” because it resolves all doubts. It is “creative of joy and bliss” because it releases from false certainties. It is “not disturbing” because there is no regret about its practice. It is “eminently understandable” because it supports the perfect learned wisdom. It is “to be realized” because it supports the perfect reflective wisdom. 

It is “transparent” because it reveals the teaching without the (bad) teacher’s closed fist. It is “lovable” because it is loved by those who through it attain their goal. It is “delightful” because it is instills enthusiasm in those who have not yet attained their goal. It is “authoritative” because it truly reveals the inconceivable Dharma (teaching of enlightenment). It is “informative” because it truly teaches the inconceivable Dharma. It is “reasonable” because it is not contrary to validating cognition. It is “appropriate” because it teaches appropriately for the disciples/students/seekers. It is “without redundancy” because it is never pointless.

It is “energetic as the lion’s roar” because it terrifies all religious fanatics (those who pretend to be religious or enlightened). It is “sounding like an elephant’s trumpeting” because of its magnificence. It is “sounding like the crash of thunder” because of its profundity. It is “like the voice of the dragon-king” because it is agreeable. It is “like the bird’s sweet song” because of its sweetness. It is “like the kalaviñka’s (a bird) song” because it is penetrating and always changing.

 It is “like lion’s cry” because it spreads afar. It is “like the pheasant’s call” because it presages all success and good fortune. It is “sweet as the voice of (Indra), the king of the gods,” because it is unsurpassable. It is “like the sound of the drum” because it heralds victory over all demons (devils) and rivals. It is “not haughty” because it is unaffected by praise. It is “not lowly” because it is unaffected by blame. It is “immersed in language” because it completely integrates the characteristics of all aspects of linguistics. It is “grammatically impeccable” because it never errs due to any lapse of memory. It is “never fragmented” because it attends to the needs of the disciple at all times. 

It is “undaunted” because it is unconcerned with wealth and honor. It is “irrepressible” because it is beyond all reproach. It is “joyful” because it is indefatigable. It is “comprehensive” because it exhibits skill in all the sciences, arts and philosophies. It is “holistic” because it brings about the simultaneous accomplishment of all the aims of beings. It is “continuous” because its flow is not cut off. It is “playful” because it employs many kinds of expressions to bring out a point. 

It is “fulfilling all words” because it enables one expression to convey multiple verbal ideas. It is “satisfying to the faculties of all beings” because it causes one meaning to convey multiple meanings. It is “irreproachable” because it keeps its promises. It is “unchangeable” because it can be applied at a future time. It is “unwavering” because it is presented without haste. It “resounds through all audiences” because it is heard equally in audiences far and near. It is “endowed with the best of all forms” because it transforms all worldly matters into illustrations (of the Truth).

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