Medicine Buddha Today

Primordial Purity—a correction

Posted on Sep 24, 2019

I would like to acknowledge that there is an error in the commentary that I have written as a support for the Medicine Buddha practice. The practice text mentions Primordial Purity as a source of offerings we make to Menla in the practice, and as the place where we rest at the end of the practice. In my commentary, I describe Primordial Purity as based in the heart. In actuality, this term refers to a completely fresh, clear and unfettered state of mind. In this mind-state, one sees all the world in its natural brilliance and wholesomeness, regardless of how complicated things may seem on the surface. We might say that this  is the view of the enlightened mind, clear and pure, and good beyond concept.