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New Publication: The Dhāraṇī of Parṇaśavarī

The fourth text in our Sūtras for Well-Being series is The Dhāraṇī of Parṇaśavarī published today. This text is a short incantation dedicated to the piśācī Parṇaśavarī, who is renowned in Buddhist lore for her power to cure disease, avert epidemics, pacify strife, and otherwise protect those who recite her dhāraṇī from any obstacles they may face. Read more »

New Publication: The Teaching by the Child Inconceivable Radiance

New Publication: The Teaching by the Child Inconceivable Radiance Read more »

New Publication: The Sūtra of the Inquiry of Subāhu

In our latest publication, The Sūtra of the Inquiry of Subāhu, Śākyamuni Buddha describes how a bodhisattva should ideally train in the six perfections. Read more »

New Publication: The Questions of Ratnacandra

Our latest publication, The Questions of Ratna­candra, is a sūtra in which Ratna­candra, a prince from the country of Magadha, requests the Buddha Śākyamuni to reveal the names of the ten buddhas who dwell in the ten directions. Read more »

New Publication: Tārā Who Protects from the Eight Dangers

84000 announces a new sūtra publication, Tārā Who Protects from the Eight Dangers, in which the goddess Tārā warns the gods of the desire realm about the miseries of saṃsāra and offers a pithy Dharma teaching to free them from harm. Read more »

New Publication: The Absorption of the Thus-Gone One’s Wisdom Seal

Our latest publication is a sūtra significant in the canon of the Great Vehicle for its rich description of the highest levels of Buddhist absorption, as well as for its unique discussion of the stages of a bodhisattva’s journey and the qualities that pertain to them. Read more »

New Publication: The Strength of the Elephant

Our latest publication, “The Strength of Elephant” contains a Dharma discourse on the profound insight into the emptiness of all phenomena, also known as transcendent insight. Read more »

New Publication: The Verses of Nāga King Drum

We are pleased to announce our latest publication, “The Verses of Nāga King Drum” which contains the Buddha’s narration of a tale from one of his past lives as the nāga king Drum. Read more »

Aspiration Prayer for 84000

Now that we are ten years into our hundred year vision, our Founding Chair shares with us a prayer composed for the continued success of 84000 in preserving the words of the Buddha. Read more »

Tenth Day of Wisdom: Upholding the Roots of Virtue

Upholding the Roots of Virtue is the tenth and final sūtra in our #10daysofwisdom. On its tenth birthday, 84000 is presenting its friends and readers with ten sūtras in ten days! Read more »

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