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The Essential Scriptures of the Buddha and Patriarchs

The Diamond Prajñāpāramitā Sūtra

Section 29

“Subhuti, if someone were to say, ‘The Tathāgata comes and goes, he sits and lies down,’ then this person does not understand the meaning of what I have said. Why is this? The Tathāgata neither comes from somewhere nor goes somewhere; therefore, he is called a ‘thus come one’ (tathāgata).