You could say Enlightened people make mistakes, but you could also say Enlightened people don’t make mistakes. What is a mistake? I looked it up and saw “an action or judgment that is wrong.” But what is wrong? How is wrongness determined?
For example, when we learned how to walk, we fell many times. Falling could be considered the effect of a mistake (some might even call falling itself the mistake). Falling however is a part of the process of learning a new skill and so is it really a mistake or could it really be considered wrong? We might have fallen a hundred times before mastering the skill of walking. Would you count that as a hundred failures…a hundred mistakes? Continue reading Do Enlightened people make mistakes? Do they feel regret for the mistakes?