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In this sense, all the religious activities of lay Buddhism can be explained as being oriented towards that end. Since this enlightenment, he has been called the Buddha, a person who has reached enlightenment and has been liberated from the cycle of samsāra. They have had enough tension being in a broader society that is often prejudiced against them. Due to all the past, present, and future merits collected by me and the merits of the three times collected by others, may all the father and mother sentient beings have happiness, and the three lower realms be empty forever.

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Publisher: Weatherhill (February 10, 2009)

ISBN: 1590306082

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