大救渡The Great Salvation
My disciple asked, “Master, what is your purpose in writing the articles?”
My reply was “To fulfill my vows.”
A long time ago, I made a vow to the Buddhas and Bodhisattva that I would bring benefits to all sentient beings, with my knowledge of Buddhadharma and Chinese Metaphysics. Thus, my reply to my disciple. In all truthfulness, this is what all Buddhists ought to be doing, to live up to the name of being a Buddhist. One who seek the fruits of enlightenment and deliver salvation to all sentient beings. The process of fulfilling your vows enriches your mind and trains your will to be a trustworthy person.
Before learning the Dharma, all of us possess the 6 poisons, namely greed, wrath, ignorance, jealously, arrogance and suspicion. These 6 poisons are the very causes of our never-ending journey in the 6 realms of existence. As we learn the Dharma, we should display utmost diligence to eradicate these obstacles to our enlightenment and liberation from sufferings. Even though you may have no idea of what it means to be a Buddha and all you want is happiness, you will still need to eradicate these 6 poisons before true happiness can be experienced.
Think about it, you had wanted to make your first million dollars. What happened after you had achieved it? You said you need another million before you will retire. But you had already sacrificed an enormous amount of time and energy for your first million and in the pursuit for more, you are bound to lose your health, family, spouse, kids and the opportunity for spiritual cultivation. Furthermore, in the business world, it is inevitable that you will be tainted by greed, wrath, ignorance, jealously, arrogance, suspicion and unwholesome acts and thoughts of killing, stealing, lust, false speech and alcohol consumption. Not to mention the temptations of wealth, lust, fame, good food and sloth. These are the causes of falling into the six realms of reincarnation and having to undergo suffering!
Master Dai Hu has gained the wisdom of this truth and had long began the work of the great salvation. If you are willing, you are welcome to join me.