Eighteen Different Characters; 1 Definition(s)

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There are eighteen different characters of a Buddha as compared with all other beings in the Nine Realms. His perfection of body (or person) His perfection of mouth (or speech) His perfection of memory His perfection of impartiality to all Serenity Self sacrifice Unceasing desire to save Unflagging zeal therein to save Unfailing thought thereto to save Unceasing wisdom to save Powers of deliverance The principle of the powers of deliverance Revealing perfect wisdom in deed Revealing perfect wisdom in word Revealing perfect wisdom in thought Perfect knowledge of the past Perfect knowledge of the future Perfect knowledge of the presentSource: Buddhist Door: Glossary

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