One of the Karmapas has said that our samsara is a small samsara, and the Buddha’s samsara is a big samsara. How to understand this? We are focused on the limited samsara of our life while the Buddha is constantly in samsara to help living beings and there is no end to this.
~ His Holiness the 17th Karmapa
LAMP FOR THE PATH TO ENLIGHTENMENT - TEACHINGS BY THE GYALWANG KARMAPA: DAY ONE