Awakening

What makes awakening possible?

The question for this module is: “What makes awakening possible?” This question can be approached as a special application of the more general question: “What makes anything possible?” Stated another way, the question might be “How does something move from being a possibility to being an actuality?” Before considering the question of what makes awakening possible—or, of how a sentient being moves from being a possible buddha to an actual buddha—let us consider more generally about how potentials are actualized.

Potentials as discussed by Indian philosophers

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