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Question:Merits and blessings are the foundation of all the wordly and detached happiness and achievement, then how to best cultivate them?Answered by Acharya Zhiguang:All of us hope to obtain joy, happiness, merits and karmic rewards. Then, where do them come from? The best way is to generate our bodhichitta. How much is the merits by the generating of bodhichitta? A teaching in Lord Atisha’s Lamp for the Path to Enlightenment says that if the merits from bodhichitta had a form, they would need more than the entire space to hold. How big is the size of the entire space? It…

2017.12.11

Question:

Merits and blessings are the foundation of all the wordly and detached happiness and achievement, then how to best cultivate them?

Answered by Acharya Zhiguang:

All of us hope to obtain joy, happiness, merits and karmic rewards. Then, where do them come from? The best way is to generate our bodhichitta.

How much is the merits by the generating of bodhichitta? A teaching in Lord Atisha’s Lamp for the Path to Enlightenment says that if the merits from bodhichitta had a form, they would need more than the entire space to hold. How big is the size of the entire space? It is extremely huge and boundless. If we can generate bodhichitta, the karmic rewards and merits are much more than the entire space to be filled up. They are unlimited. These merits will not only bring us joy and happiness, they will eventually lead us to Buddhahood.

 

how to best cultivate Merits and blessings

how to best cultivate Merits and blessings

2017-12-10

Question:

Merits and blessings are the foundation of all the wordly and detached happiness and achievement, then how to best cultivate them?

Answered by Acharya Zhiguang:

All of us hope to obtain joy, happiness, merits and karmic rewards. Then, where do them come from? The best way is to generate our bodhichitta.

How much is the merits by the generating of bodhichitta? A teaching in Lord Atisha’s Lamp for the Path to Enlightenment says that if the merits from bodhichitta had a form, they would need more than the entire space to hold. How big is the size of the entire space? It is extremely huge and boundless. If we can generate bodhichitta, the karmic rewards and merits are much more than the entire space to be filled up. They are unlimited. These merits will not only bring us joy and happiness, they will eventually lead us to Buddhahood.