Enlightening influence

The unceasing, unending, effortless activity of a Buddha, which helps bring all limited beings to higher rebirth, liberation, and enlightenment. Such activity does not require a Buddha actually doing anything: a Buddha's attainment itself exerts a positive influence on others to pacify disturbance, stimulate the growth of good qualities, bring disorder under control, and forcefully end any harm. Also translated as: "Buddha-activity."

Tibetan: 'phrin-las

Sanskrit: samudacara

J. Hopkins: Deed; activity; work; affair.

Other languages

Italiano: Influenza illuminante
Русский: Просветляющее влияние

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