Is the "Buddha nature" the "true self": permanent, unconditional, unalterable, indestructible, independent (Nirvana Sutra) that would be revealed when a pure and perfect awakening occurs? Is it the conscious that frees us from the vacuity inherent in every phenomenon and in every being (Heart Sutra), available anytime? Neither? Both?
Answer from Master Kosen
Absolutely: [video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GWDfrmsoAgA&list=PL78086339B12B95C0 width:700 height:500 align:center]
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