As far as 'awareness' goes, I think that it is commonly believed that the Buddha's enlightenment/awarenes was 'absolute' in the senses high-lighted below.
I am not aware of his having made any pronouncements on 'equality'. --ED Definitions of 'absolute'. * perfect or complete or pure; "absolute loyalty"; "absolute silence"; "absolute truth"; "absolute alcohol" * complete and without restriction or qualification; sometimes used informally as intensifiers; "absolute freedom"; "an absolute dimwit"; "a downright lie"; "out-and-out mayhem"; "an out-and-out lie"; "a rank outsider"; "many right-down vices"; "got the job through sheer persistence"; "sheer ... * not limited by law; "an absolute monarch" * expressing finality with no implication of possible change; "an absolute guarantee to respect the nation's authority" * something that is conceived or that exists independently and not in relation to other things; something that does not depend on anything else and is beyond human control; something that is not relative; "no mortal being can influence the absolute" * not capable of being violated or infringed; "infrangible human rights" wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn <http://www.google.com/url?q=http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn%\ 3Fs%3Dabsolute&sa=X&ei=QfkVTbKFFYe4sAOuhOmDDw&ved=0CBUQpAMoAA&usg=AFQjCN\ HZ9kn0kGTTJIvfItqp_x5f1IsgFg> --- In Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com, JMJM wrote: > > Buddha has awakened to Absolute Equality and Absolute Awareness. --- In Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com, "Mel" <gunnar19632...@...> wrote: > To use the term 'absolute' means to put forward the theory that the Buddha was absolute as above for the rest of each and everyday of his life until the day he died. Humans being humans, each and everyone of us will drop into the occassional pothole of that great road we call LIFE, because none of us were ever made perfect