compassion in the beginning, middle and end

compassion in the beginning, middle and end

Compassion is like the – it is necessary in the beginning, as a seed. As a seed compassion is necessary. Compassion is also what nurtures during the path, so in the middle. Bodhisattvas, they need the compassion. At the end, once you achieve the enlightenment, compassion is what is driving the force of the Buddhahood basically. It is the machine of the Buddha that actually benefits all sentient beings. So in the beginning, compassion is important. In the middle compassion is important. At the end, it is the compassion that is benefiting. Compassion is so important.

Parting from the four attachments, Nepal June 2009
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