David N. Snyder wrote:無
I didn't try to define buddha-nature but just briefly mentioned it when referring to another Mahayana teaching in the koan of:
does a dog have buddha-nature?
So now you're pretending this isn't a definition?
We have karmic energies, karmic consequences, and a capacity for
insight and enlightenment. All animal species and perhaps other living things have this
Again, do you suppose Chao-chou would approve of your answer?
"When one thing is practiced & pursued, ignorance is abandoned, clear knowing arises, the conceit 'I am' is abandoned, latent tendencies are uprooted, fetters are abandoned. Which one thing? Mindfulness immersed in the body." -AN 1.230