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The 6th Paramita – Prajnā – The perfection of wisdom

The 6th Paramita – Prajnā – The perfection of wisdom

The 6th Paramita, The Virtue of Perfection of Great Wisdom

Extract:

It is called Prajnāpāramitā

« The bodhisattvas, since the appearance of the mind of Awakening, seek the Knowledge of all aspects in the course of which they know the true characteristics of the dharmas (of both phenomena and also beings.) This wisdom is the Prajnaparamita. Maka Hannya in Japanese.

The only true virtue is wisdom obtained by the Buddha. But because of this virtue, the efforts of the bodhisattvas are also called virtues, as the effect is included in the cause (the fact of mobilising the mind of awakening leads the bodhisattva automatically to the realisation of the Great Wisdom, sooner or later.)