800 values-buddha and the way of buddha


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A great transformation has been unveiled. We will either lead in the transformation, or follow it closely, or get eliminated. There is no a fourth way for us to choose. Lifechanyuan will usher in a new era (the Lifechanyuan era) for the mankind on this earth after 2013.Lifechanyuan is the last course for human beings to learn and follow :

The new era of mankind — Lifechanyuan Era has unveiled its curtain. It is being unfolded in full swing, in terms of both theory and practice. Every member of mankind should get to know the connotation of Lifechanyuan Era as early and quickly as possible, otherwise, he or she will certainly lag far behind.
Buddha is nature, nature is Buddha.

Once you have perceived your own nature, you can attain Buddhahood through insight or sudden enlightenment.

However, to perceive your own nature, you need to go through daily accumulation. Without endless meditation, without the accumulated cultivation for generations, it would be difficult to associate yourself with Buddhism and understand the recondite way of Buddha.

The real “instant enlightenment” means a state of consciousness, which is characterized by the sudden enlightenment and reached after the quantitative changes have arrived at the limit and get across the critical point and have thus caused the sudden qualitative change.

All rules are Buddha’s rules, and yet all rules are not Buddha’s rules. Buddha has no settled rules. Buddha's rules is always variable according to the situation.

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800 values-buddha and the way of buddha

  1. 1. 800 Values for New Era Human Being 800 Values for New Era Human being(Second Edition) Deiform Buddha Chapter 5: Buddha and the Way of Buddha132. Buddha is nature, nature is Buddha.133. “All Bhadras and Aryas differ on account of the Eternal AsamskrtaDharma.”134. He who sees me by outward appearance and seeks me in sound, treads theheterodox path (And) cannot perceive the Tathagata. They should develop amind which does not abide in anything. If minds abide somewhere, it will be infalsehood. You heart should not harbor any of these. Your heart should be voidof ego, other people, age, a dharma, and a no-dharma. Emptiness is form andform is emptiness.135. The merit and virtue of formless alms-giving outweigh those ofseven-treasure alms-giving that are as countless as the sand grains of the Ganges.The retribution for formless alms-giving is inconceivable. One should givewithout a mind abiding in form, or he should give without a mind abiding insound, or in smell, or in taste, or in touch or in things. A Bodhisattva shouldgive alms without a mind abiding in false notions of form (laksana). Everythingwith form is unreal. All that is void of different forms is called Buddha. Abodhisattva should not be avid for merit and virtue.136. If some says that Buddha Sakyamuni is preaching dharma, then he isslandering Buddha and does not understand the essence of Buddha’s teaching
  2. 2. 800 Values for New Era Human Beingand the gist of the way of Buddha. All dharma is the way of Buddha. The realway of Buddha is free from an ego, a personality, a being, a life, and a dharma.All phenomena are like a dream, an illusion, a bubble and a shadow, like dewand lightning. Thus should you meditate upon them.137. The way to the “Supreme Authentic Wisdom” is: cultivate spiritualperception, act in accordance with nature and model after nature. To get the realexperience and savoring of “Supreme Authentic Wisdom”, you have firstly tohave spiritual perception rather than rely on wisdom; you have to act inaccordance with nature rather than rely on the knowledge and ideas that havebeen accumulated; and modeling after nature but look for a shortcut. Lao Tzuhas long ago warned people in Tao Te Ching, “the Main path is easy to walk on,Yet people love the small by-paths.” If we do not act like children who behaveas accords their character, do not unfold the screenplay of life following thenatural laws, but are bent on finding the way to “Supreme Authentic Wisdom”,then we are giving up the main road for by-paths. If we want to acquire“Supreme Authentic Wisdom”, we should first build our garden of soul. A longjourney begins with a small step, and rivers come from the confluences ofnumerous streams. If we do not build our garden of soul, we cannot achieve anybeautiful wishes, and cannot realize any beautiful ideals. If we don’t build ourgarden of soul, we can never acquire “Supreme Authentic Wisdom”.138. The Diamond Sutra is the Himalayas of wisdom.139. Emptiness is not different from form and form is the same as emptiness.What is visional is real and what is real is illusive.140. All phenomena are like a dream, an illusion, a bubble and a shadow, likedew and lightning. Thus should you meditate upon them. All dharma of inactioncannot be expressed. It comes like lightning and vanished like illusion. There isno nonentity and no entity, no sound and no breath, no border and no edge, no
  3. 3. 800 Values for New Era Human Beingmove and no target. It is invisible, intangible, and tremendously powerful. It cannot be stolen, cannot be hidden. It is forever changing. Everything is it, and yetit is not everything. Conform to it, we will enjoy smooth faring and peace fortens of thousands of years; go against it, we may encounter full of frustrationsand incur disaster to the future.141. Buddha Sakyamuni is not the ancestor of Buddha.142. The Tathagatas words are true and correspond to reality. They are ultimatewords, neither deceitful nor heterodox. The Dharma the Tathagata has obtainedis neither real nor unreal. The Tathagata possesses human eyes, deva eyes,wisdom eyes, Dharma eyes, Buddha eyes. Tathagata is so named becauseBuddha is as he is, coming from nowhere and going nowhere.143. All different dharma are not separate from their inherent nature. Anenlightened heart is perceptive of nature, and perception of nature can leading tothe attainment of Buddhahood.144. Once you have perceived your own nature, you can attain Buddhahoodthrough insight or sudden enlightenment. However, to perceive your own nature,you need to go through daily accumulation. Without endless meditation, withoutthe accumulated cultivation for generations, it would be difficult to associateyourself with Buddhism and understand the recondite way of Buddha.145. The qualitative change of everything comes about as a result of theaccumulation of quantitative changes. Only if the accumulation of quantitativechanges have reached the critical point, will it be possible for you to attainBuddhahood via sudden enlightenment. The qualitative change is the result ofquantitative changes. Self-cultivation and self-refining has no shortcut to insightand sudden enlightenment. You can reach the ideal destination only throughquantitative accumulation in a down-to-earth manner. You can complete the
  4. 4. 800 Values for New Era Human Beingprocess from the quantitative change to the qualitative change only by gettingacross the critical point.146. The real “instant enlightenment” means a state of consciousness, which ischaracterized by the sudden enlightenment and reached after the quantitativechanges have arrived at the limit and get across the critical point and have thuscaused the sudden qualitative change.147. People who have attained Buddhahood possess three major symbols:1. The meeting of Tathagata;2. The achievement of the inaction and non-form;3. No abode for the mind. Namely, anyone who has met the three conditionswill become and will be a Buddha.148. Tathagata is the natural character. Diamond Sutra says, “If all forms areseen as unreal, the Tathagata will be perceived”. Tathagata does not have anyspecific form, and anything that possesses a concrete form is not Tathagata.Therefore, man is not Tathagata, and only the natural character of man isTathagata. Only after you have recognized your natural character, can you seeTathagata. The moment you see Tathagata, you will become a Buddha, and youwill be a Buddha, because you have regained your innocence and you haveunderstood “all forms are seen as unreal.”149. When you realize that your flesh is not yourself and only Tathagata ofnatural character is yourself, then you can get into the mustard seed. Tathagataof natural character can be so expansive that it has no border and limit, and stillit can be so small that it can be incredibly traceless. Mustard seed can be anastronomical universe, and the incredibly traceless you can easily enter themustard seed and travel around in its world.
  5. 5. 800 Values for New Era Human Being150. With action, you will certainly tread awry; with action, fault is likely tooccur in the perfect structure of Tathagata of natural character. The more actionsyou do, the further away you will be from the true nature. The more actions youhave, the more difficult it will be for you to return to innocence. In one word,with action it will be difficult to attain Buddhahood. The stronger the desire, thegreater the action. Laities are people with action, so what laities seek after isonly fantasy and illusion. The greater the action, the lower the level of LIFE;and the smaller the action, the higher the level of LIFE; and herein lies thedifference between man on the one hand and saints, sages, celestial beings andBuddha on the other.151. With inaction, you can achieve everything. And only after you havereached the realm of inaction, can you do what you want to do.152. You can obtain eternal enjoyment of LIFE by giving alms without yourmind abiding in false notions. Giving away a thousand strings of coins tosomeone is not as good as giving him a scripture, and giving him a scripture isnot as good as enlightening him on profound truth. The supreme greatawakening and great wisdom is formless. The formless alms giving can fostersupreme great awakening and great wisdom. Therefore the greatest alms givingis the formless alms giving.153. Formless alms giving, or giving alms without your mind abiding in falsenotions, means that when you are giving alms, you will not have the notion ofthe self capable of giving alms, the person receiving the alms, and the objectbeing given as alms. And of course you should not harbor the idea that you maybe repaid after giving the alms. You do good deeds and yet do not expect yourkindness to be repaid, and that is called formless alms giving. Formless almsgiving means that you seek no interest but intend to completely meet the needsof other people, alms given without any care for costs or recompense. Thevirtue and merit of formless alms giving are infinite.
  6. 6. 800 Values for New Era Human Being154. Giving alms with your mind abiding in false notions. Such alms givingshall be called form-based alms giving if giving alms is for the sake of fame,and benefit, and for fear of falling into the evil path, and even for the purpose ofobtaining one’s health and blessing. Form-based alms giving belongs to limitedvirtues and merits.155. It is relatively easy to be free of an ego, a personality, a being, and a life.But to attain real Buddhahood, one must yet pass the two other difficulties:heart form and dharma form. Heart form and dharma form however are twoprecipices which are extremely difficult to break through.156. One must examine and perceive who himself is in a state free from an ego,a personality, a being, a life, a dharma, a non-dharma, an entity, and a nonentity,and at the same time live in the real world to verify in a down-to-earth mannerthe distance between the self in the real life and the self of Tathagata. Youascend the mountain to observe and examine and descend the mountain toverify the distance. You shall repeat the process again and again before you canunderstand the profundity.157. Many people put up the figures of Buddha and Jesus Christ inside thehouse for the purpose of worshipping. Many people cling tightly to scriptures.They do so because they are still constrained by heart form and dharma form. Itis for this very reason that Buddha tells us to chuck away the rafts after we areferried across the river. And this is also why Jesus Christ tells those people whoalways have Lord on their lips, “I don’t know you”.158. Lifechanyuan believes that a person who seriously seeks to attainBuddhahood should build a stupa in his mind and that although the exteriorstupa is important, the interior stupa is even more important. Buddha tells us,“all forms are seen as unreal”. Therefore, the stupa that has a form is illusive,and the real stupa is formless stupa. We should build stupa in our mind, we shall
  7. 7. 800 Values for New Era Human Beinghelp those pious Buddhist believers to build stupas in their minds instead ofwasting a lot of manpower and money on the building of resplendent andmagnificent exterior stupas. The exterior stupas are forms, only the stupas inmind are formless, and only formless stupas are the real stupas.159. The Way Of Buddha is only a stepping stone and a ferry, and is not theheaven per se. Therefore, after you have completely understood the way ofBuddha, you will inevitably enter Lifechanyuan. Without the baptism of thespiritual river of Lifechanyuan, you can not ascend the spiritual mountain andreach the Faramita.160. All rules are Buddha’s rules, and yet all rules are not Buddha’s rules.Buddha has no settled rules. Buddhas rules is always variable according to thesituation.161. Our settled place for LIFE—guided by Buddhist teaching and followingthe direction of life pointed out by Jesus Christ, we will move closer and closertoward the Greatest Creator.162. Nature is the Greatest Creator, the ancestor of Buddha, and Allah, butnature is at the same time Satan. Nature is the origin, Tathagata, andfountainhead, but nature is at the same time tributary. Nature can be innate andacquired. The innate nature is clear and limpid and spotless, the acquired natureis in a riotous profusion of colors but is also full of dregs and dirt. Innate natureis inborn nature, acquired nature is developed and learned. Innate natureembodies the characteristics of the Greatest Creator, god and Buddha, whileacquired(inherence)nature represents the nature and instinct of life aftertransmigration, and habit or second nature refers to the survival inertia of manafter the set of thinking is formulated.163. For a clear-sighted mind to perceive the nature, we should first understandthe origin of LIFE, the structure of LIFE, the essence of LIFE, and the evolution
  8. 8. 800 Values for New Era Human Beingof LIFE. If we cannot obtain a clear understanding of these issues, we will notbe able to perceive nature, and thus we cannot perceive our nature of origin.Only if we have perceived our nature, can we have an enlightened mind. If wedon’t understand nature, for example the nature of beast, man, Buddha, anddemon, our mind will only be befuddled and we can not have an enlightenedmind.164. If one wants to attain Buddhahood, he must voluntarily achieve thepenniless state, not only disowning his money, fame and gain, properties, belle,family, and social status, and the like, but also abstaining from arguing withearthlings on account of a certain idea that he sticks to. What’s more, he shouldnot kill life and eat flesh. If you want to enter the Thousand-year World infuture life, you must have perfect human nature.165. The infinitely merciful Buddha with boundless beneficence has alreadybuilt a raft to ferry life across the sea of misery to the Faramita. People wishingto attain Great Vehicle can reach the other shore of heaven by following theteaching of Buddha. The virtue and merits of reciting and explaining DiamondSutra will exceed those of the seven-treasure alms giving, which are asnumerous as the sand grains of the Ganges. The retribution will beinconceivable.166. Those wishing to attain minor vehicle have an ego, a form, and scripture.Those wishing to attain middle vehicle dissolve the ego, the form and thescripture. Those whishing to attain the Great Vehicle have no ego, no form andno scripture. Those wishing to attain the Supreme Vehicle smash Buddha, formand scripture on the other shore. Viewed in these perspectives, those who burnjoss sticks, worship Buddha and recite sutras belong to minor vehicle. Thosewho explain sutras to others belong to the middle vehicle, those who preachBuddhism and conduct meditations belong to Great Vehicle, and those whoabuse Buddha and sutras belong to the Supreme Vehicle. Attention, please.
  9. 9. 800 Values for New Era Human BeingOnly those people who are accomplished in the way of Buddha and haveattained Tao are in a position to abuse Buddha and sutras. Ordinary peopleshould never do so, otherwise they will be deeply sinned and beyondredemption.167. If we are always thinking of Buddha in our mind and if our minds arealways persistent in the thought of Buddha, we may never see Buddha and cannever attain Buddhahood. “If you set your mind to the success of something,you may be frustrated with failure; and yet you may succeed in something youhave accidentally and unintentionally set about doing”. I have once againemphasized that we don’t follow the path of god, the path of Buddha, the pathof immortal, and the path of man, but we shall only take the way of the GreatestCreator. In fact if we followed the way of the Greatest Creator, we might oneday discover that we have achieved the path of god, Buddha, immortal, andman. Website of Lifechanyuan —“New OASIS FOR LIFE” The Kingdom of the Greatest Creator (God): Home without Family and Marriage