The meaning of mercifulness
Those who have faith and believe in God always keep
mercifulness in their hearts. To understand the meaning
of the word “mercifulness”, its two attributes must be explained.
The first attribute is to suffer with the human race. The second
attribute is to feel the tragedies of mankind. Thus, mercifulness
is to take the sufferings of all humans as one’s own sufferings,
and to take the tragedies of all humans as one’s own tragedies.
Another way of looking at mercifulness is to give joyousness
and save all souls from miseries.
Humans are Buddhas; Buddhas are humans. Mankind is drowning
in the sea of sufferings, so Buddhas vow to ferry all those who are
drowning to the world of bliss. Without mercifulness, there isn’t