Q. What happens in our life when we can see everything as empty?
A. Seeing everything and everybody as empty means seeing them as Buddha, or God and seeing every movement as Buddha’s action and hearing every sound as Buddha’s voice. Then, we can see Buddha anywhere anytime. Then, we stop struggling to please an invisible God or Buddha while forsaking our spouse, friends and neighbours who are visible and tangible Buddha or God.
At the same time, you come to try to give help to others instead of trying to be helped by God or Buddha, since you are aware that you are God or Buddha. This is to live in the Pure Land in Buddhism and in the Kingdom of Heaven in Christianity.
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