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Saturday, February 10, 2024

Everything Has Buddha Nature

When Buddha became one with himself and with everything else, whatever he saw, everything had the same nature as he had. Just as he existed under the Bodhi tree as an enlightened one, as a perfect one, so everything existed in the same way. That is why Buddha said, “It is wonderful to see everything has Buddha Nature.” Just as he is, so everything is Buddha, we say. But when we say this in its true sense, it means “I am Buddha.” for links to the source of the photo. Excerpt from Shunryu Suzuki lecture 68-10-21 as found on, edited by PF. Go to for the Instagram version.