Buddha - Diamond sutra - 19 Absolute Reality is the Only Foundation
Type of Spiritual Experience
A description of the experience
Section XIX. Absolute Reality is the Only Foundation
Subhuti, what do you think? If anyone filled three thousand galaxies of worlds with the seven treasures and gave all away in gifts of alms, would he gain great merit?
Yes, indeed, World-honored One, he would gain great merit!
Subhuti, if such merit was Real, the Tathagata would not have declared it to be great, but because it is without a foundation the Tathagata characterized it as "great."