- Mahayana: The Historical Buddha
- What matters is that all being possess Buddhahood
- Believe all people, no matter what their background, are capable of revealing Buddhahood.
- Less concerned about what he may/may not have said, but concerned with the notion of enlightenment itself.
- Not seen as a one off due to Pratitya Samputpada.
- Concentrate on the potential of all human beings being enlightened.
- "It does not even matter if he never existed at all."