THERE IS NOTHING TO BE ATTAINED, THE
BODHISATTVA RELYING ON PRAJNA PARAMITA HAS NO
OBSTRUCTION IN HIS MIND."
to be attained" is the all-important theme of the Sutra. The
obstruction alluded to in the above sentence refers to the three
obstructions of function, to wit: 1. The karmic obstruction, or
the obstruction of deeds done in the past; 2. The obstruction of
retribution and 3. The obstruction of passion.
The above quote
implies the supramundane Void as the True Existence of all dharmas
and for that same reason no dharmas can be obtained. "Since
the bodhisattva cannot seek outside help when dealing with obstructions,
he has to rely on insights provided by his own radiant wisdom for
his attainment of freedom. The first to break off is the obstruction
of retribution; it is of two kinds, the dependent condition (meaning
one's circumstances) and the resultant person (meaning one's physical
condition). The bodhisattva already discarded these two kinds of
obstruction, and several types of anxiety vanished from his mind.