“Various nirmanakayas emanate in many different forms without restrictions or limitations. They can appear as trees, flowers, houses, bridges, boats, islands, caves, or as anything that helps sentient beings. For example, in Tibetan medicine there are herbs that are specifically blessed by and connected to Manjushri, Chenrezig, Vajrapani, Tara, and other buddhas. They can also appear as water, fire, wind, earth, and space. Nirmanakaya buddhas emanate in these various ways to help, benefit, and cure all beings.
Enlightened emanations are pervasive. They aren’t divided into different directions and they have no discrimination or preference for select groups or situations. The Buddha’s emanations go everywhere and to every living being. They have no time zones and can even go beyond time to help everyone like a wish-fulfilling jewel. Just as the sun shines without intention or discrimination, supporting everyone on earth, so too enlightened emanations appear throughout time and space to support all living beings.”
Venerable Khenpo Rinpoches
Supreme Wisdom: Commentary on Yeshe Lama (pgs 430-431)
Photo of Ven. Khenchen Palden Sherab Rinpoche at Arya Palo Ling at Padma Samye Ling in 2008.
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