Teachings on Sūtra

Teachings on Sūtra

84000 publications are recognized as accurate and accessible translations, and it is with great joy that we hear of teachers of the Buddhadharma teaching from the sūtras and using our publications as guide material for their audiences.

On occasion, 84000 has even been fortunate enough to receive words from contemporary teachers of the Buddhadharma that have been inspired from, or are in response to, the publication of a specific sūtra translation. As we receive these precious words of wisdom, we share them with you here, in addition to links for recent teachings given on sūtra texts that have already been translated and published by 84000.

We hope you find this compilation of contemporary teachings on the sūtras beneficial to your study and practice.

“The Miraculous Play of Mañjuśrī” (Toh 96)

  • Read this sūtra in our Reading Room
  • Watch Part 1 of Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche’s teaching on this sūtra | Bir, India – recorded for 84000’s tenth anniversary celebrations | June 2020
  • Watch Part 2 of Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche’s teaching on this sūtra | Bir, India – recorded for 84000’s tenth anniversary celebrations | June 2020
  • Watch Part 3 of Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche’s teaching on this sūtra | Bir, India – recorded for 84000’s tenth anniversary celebrations | June 2020

“The Rice Seedling” (Toh 210)

  • Read this sūtra in our Reading Room
  • Watch Part 1 of Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche’s teaching on this sūtra | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil | December 2018
  • Watch Part 2 of Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche’s teaching on this sūtra | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil | December 2018

“The Teaching of Vimalakirti” (Toh 176)

  • Read this sūtra in our Reading Room
  • Listen to Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche teach on this sūtra | New Delhi, India | March 2018

“The White Lotus of the Good Dharma” (Toh 113)

  • Read this sūtra in our Reading Room
  • Listen to Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche teach on this sūtra | New Delhi, India | March 2018

“The Question of Maitreya” (Toh 85)

  • Read this sūtra in our Reading Room
  • Listen to Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche teach on this sūtra | Sujata Village, Bodhgaya, India | 2016

“The Play in Full” (Toh 95)

  • Read this sūtra in our Reading Room
  • Listen to Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche teach on this sūtra | Los Angeles, US | 2013

“The Basket’s Display” (Toh 116)

  • Read this sūtra in our Reading Room
  • Listen to Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche teach on this sūtra | Hong Kong | 2013

“Purification of Karmic Obscurations” (Toh 218)

  • Read this sūtra in our Reading Room
  • Listen to Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche teach on this sūtra | New York City, US | 2013

“The Questions of an Old Lady” (Toh 171)

  • Read this sūtra in our Reading Room
  • Listen to Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche teach on this sūtra | Taiwan | 2012