84000新英譯佛典:《無盡意所說經》

17 Sep 2020

84000新英譯佛典:《無盡意所說經》 (大正藏:大方等大集經第十二無盡意菩薩品) Read more »

New Publication: The Teaching of Akṣayamati

17 Sep 2020

For a period of about a thousand years after the beginning of the common era, The Teaching of Akṣayamati had a significant influence on Buddhist thought. The eighty so-called “imperishabilities” (akṣaya) described in the sūtra—qualities to be possessed by the bodhisatvas—were considered to contain the whole way of religious development of the Mahāyāna. Read more »

New Publication: The Dwelling Place of Mañjuśrī

10 Sep 2020

The Dwelling Place of Mañjuśrī follows a dialogue between Mañjuśrī and Śāriputra regarding the activity of “dwelling” during meditation, the nature of dharmas, and the “true nature.”
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84000新英譯佛典:《海意所問經》

3 Sep 2020

84000新英譯佛典:《海意菩薩所問淨印法門經》 Read more »

New Publication: The Questions of Sāgaramati

3 Sep 2020

The Questions of Sāgaramati begins in a courtyard in the city of Rājagṛha, where the Buddha Śākyamuni, a celestial bodhisattva named Sāgaramati, and many other gods and bodhisattvas converse on a wide variety of subjects relevant to the Great Vehicle. Read more »

New Publication: The Aspiration Prayer from “Destroyer of the Great Trichiliocosm”

1 Sep 2020

This evocative and inspiring short text in verse is one of several works in the Kangyur related to the Buddha’s restoring the city of Vaiśālī to health after a major epidemic. A substantial portion of it is very similar to a passage in the Sanskrit Mahāvastu, and to a well-known Pali text, the Ratana-sutta. Read more »