Skillful means of a Buddha ~ Nagarjuna

Just as the grammarian makes one study grammar,
A Buddha teaches according to the tolerance of his students;
Some he urges to refrain from sins, others to do good,
Some to rely on dualism, other on non-dualism;
And to some he teaches the profound,
The terrifying, the practice of enlightenment,
Whose essence is emptiness that is compassion.


quoted in the book The Embodied Mind: Cognitive Science and Human Experience

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