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Unformatted text preview: T14n0475_p0544b15(00) ║& 8#·ª* á¥1—7+ B 7 T14n0475_p0544b16(01) ║¡ ñž7+ vD¶ª* À8 #· T14n0475_p0544b17(01) ║¢ ðž7+ £ T14n0475_p0544b18(03) ║¡ ñž7+ vD¶ª* À8 #· I t is fitting to these things, householder! Would you rather be tolerated by sickness? To treat it, you will get hurt, T14n0475_p0544b19(03) ║¡ ñž7+ vD¶ª* À8 # But it will not get worse! The world-honored one was zealous and uncountable to inquire after the health of householder’s sickness T14n0475_p0544b20(03) ║& 8#·ª* á¥1—7+ B 7 + What is the reason of that? Vimalakirti said: T14n0475_p0544b21(04) ║& 8#·ª* á¥1—7+ B 7 + “The foolishness creates desire, so that’s where I got sickness; all sentient beings are sick, so I got sick." T14n0475_p0544b22(01) ║ ¢ H•Ù¶ £ “if all sentient beings are alleviated from the sickness, then my sickness is also alleviated.” T14n0475_p0544b23(07) ║¢ H•Ù¶ £ samsara tD¶ª* No samsara free from illness “Why? Because of all the sentient beings, Bodhisattva enters life-and-death (suffering and delusion), if there’s a life-and –death circle, then it must contain sickness.” T14n0475_p0544b24(03) ║¡ ñž7+ vD¶ª* À8 #· “if all sentient beings leave away from sickness, then Bodhisattva will no longer be sick. Such as elder people ” T14n0475_p0544b25(02) ║¡ ñž7+ vD¶ª* À8 #· “who only has one child, (if) the child is sick, the parents also will be sick. If the child recover from the sickness,” T14n0475_p0544b26(03) ║¡ ñž7+ vD¶ª* À8 #· “the parents are also recovered. I t also can be apply on bodhisattva, on all sentient beings, love them just like his own child; ” T14n0475_p0544b27(03) ║& 8#·ª* á¥1—7+ B 7 + “(if) all sentient beings are sick, then Bodhisattva is sick; (if) all sentient beings recover (from sickness), then Bodhisattva also recovers. (You also asked about) sickness, ” T14n0475_p0544b28(01) ║& 8#·ª* á¥1—7+ B 7 + “Where does it come from? “Where does it come from?...
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- Fall '09
- Buddhism, sickness., sentient beings