New Publication: The Dhāraṇī of Tārā

25 Feb 2021

The Dhāraṇī of Tārā is a very short recitation formula that invokes the deity Tārā for the purpose of dispelling obstacles and pacifying negative forces.
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The Chapter on Mañjuśrī’s Magical Display

18 Feb 2021

The Chapter on Mañjuśrī’s Magical Display1 provides a teaching on the subject of the appropriate conduct for bodhisattvas. Set in the Jeta Grove, on the outskirts of Śrāvastī, the sūtra is framed primarily as a conversation between the bodhisattva Mañjuśrī and the god Great Light, while the Buddha listens to their dialog and occasionally comments. Read more »

New Publication: The Application of Mindfulness of the Sacred Dharma

11 Feb 2021

The epic discourse of The Application of Mindfulness of the Sacred Dharma (AMSD) unfolds as a single, sustained reply to a short question that is put to the Buddha Śākyamuni as the sūtra opens. Read more »

84000新英譯佛典:《四成就經》

4 Feb 2021

84000新英譯佛典:《四成就經》(大正藏:《大乘四法經》) Read more »

New Publication: The Fourfold Accomplishment

4 Feb 2021

This text revolves around a dialogue between the god Śrībhadra and the bodhisattva Mañjuśrī in which the latter recalls a teaching that he previously gave to Brahmā Śikhin on the practices of a bodhisattva. Read more »