All Buddhas, World-Honoured Ones, only with one great matter [as] cause [and] condition thus, appear [in the] world.., desiring [to] enable sentient beings [to] manifest [the] Buddhas’ knowing [by] seeing, [to] cause [the] attainment [of] purity.., [to] reveal sentient beings [to the] Buddhas’ knowing [by] seeing.., [to] realise [the] Buddhas’ knowing [by] seeing.., [and to] enter [the] Buddhas’ path [of] knowing [by] seeing, [to also become Buddhas]…
(Wonderful Dharma Lotus Flower Sūtra:
Chapter On Skilful Means)
Today, the 8th day of the 4th lunar month,
is the Buddha’s sacred birthday.
Homage to our fundamental teacher Śākyamuni Buddha!