sevenfold greatness of Mahayana

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sevenfold greatness of Mahayana: mentioned in Maitreya's Ornament of the Sutras are explained by Jamgön Kongtrül in his All-encompassing Knowledge: "

  1. The greatness of focus on the immense collection of Mahayana teachings,
  2. the greatness of the means of accomplishing the welfare of both self and others,
  3. the greatness of wisdom that realizes the twofold egolessness,
  4. the greatness of diligent endeavor for three incalculable aeons,
  5. the greatness of skillful means such as not abandoning samsaric existence and enacting the seven unvirtuous actions of body and speech without disturbing emotions,
  6. the greatness of true accomplishment of the ten strengths, the fourfold fearlessness, and the unique qualities of the awakened ones, and
  7. the greatness of activity that is spontaneous and unceasing."