The salvific power of the Christ

Through arduous effort and single-minded worship and reverence,  one’s  mind  is transformed  by  the  Christ's  power,  so  that one acquires  the  Christ's  wisdom.  This realization  of  unconditional humility  [‘trust’, i.e.  self-abandonment] is  not  a  union  of  our minds  and  the  Buddha’s [Christ is another name for Buddha Maitreya]  mind  brought about  through  a  gradual deepening … Continue reading The salvific power of the Christ

Maitreyanatha – the fifth and last Buddha

Universal essence of Buddhist prophecies In one of his teachings, as captured in the Buddhist scripture called Digha Nikaya, the Lord Buddha spoke thus concerning his future successor [here the Buddhas’ genealogy has little to do with religion as we know it, as profoundly elucidated in other posts in this blog]: “At that period, brethren, … Continue reading Maitreyanatha – the fifth and last Buddha