All Revelations guide man to believe
in the Supreme Power, the Originator of the Divine Law;
a belief that may free him from devotion to any false life
and relate him to the divinity within and around

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Supreme Power
in Buddhism

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In Buddhism, universal Truth or the One Essence corresponds to the Supreme Power. Truth is the essence of every thing. Without Truth, there would be no law. Yet Truth is beyond all laws.

"And all things originate from one essence,so they are developing according to one law", and they are destined to one aim which is Nirvana (GB: 55: 2, 3, 4)

….in the changing things there is constancy of the law, and when the law is seen there is truth (GB: 3: 2)


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It is the "Way" of the Buddha that teaches man to feel what is beyond, and thus, to be freed from being imprisoned in any temporal aspect of life. Nirvana is the end and ultimate goal  that is achieved by following   the law of the development. Nirvana is  complete freedom, and  spiritual enlightenment. When man achieve Nirvana, he can solve the puzzle of imperfection. He would be able to see how everything is integrated into one whole. Diversity would disappear and unity would prevail. He would be free from illusions. When man is free, he will be above birth, old age, and  death. He will escape suffering which is the result of  the ignorance of the real meaning of life.

Nirvana comes to thee, Kassapa, When thou understandest thoroughly, and when thou livest according to thy understanding, that all things are of one essence, and that there is but one law.Hence, there is but one Nirvana. And there is but one truth, not two or three (GB: 55: 5)

When man is not spiritually free he has a "dualistic view" in which "all things are falsely conceived to have concrete self-existence. To such a view, the appearance of an object is mixed with the false image of its being independent or self-existing, thereby leading to further dualistic views concerning subject and object, self and other, this and that, etc,". In other words, when man is influenced by duality, he cannot discern the One Truth,  the One Law, and the One Aim beyond. So, he will be imprisoned in the realm of what is limited, and will not achieve freedom;   Nirvana,  Enlightenment; or real life.

He only who identifies his self with truth attains Nirvana;
And he who has entered Nirvana has attained Buddhahood;
He has acquired the highest good;
He has become eternal and immortal (GB: 2: 18)


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Man is originally  "a spark of the true light, it is the first step on the upward road" (GB: 4: 5). He has to retain that nature through struggle to attain his Buddha nature.

That of your heart that cannot or will not develop into Buddha must perish;
For it is mere illusion and unreal;
It is the source of your error;
It is the cause of your misery (GB: 2: 13)