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The Holy Teaching of Vimalakirti

A Mahayana Scripture

by Vimalakirti

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Published by Pennsylvania State University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Buddhism,
  • Religion - Socialissues,
  • Religion

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsRobert A. F. Thurman (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9777660M
    ISBN 100271006013
    ISBN 109780271006017

    This book presents the major teachings of Mah y na Buddhism in a precise, dramatic, and even humorous form. For two millennia this S tra, called the jewel of . | Translating the Words of the Buddha.

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This culminates with the wordless teaching of silence. The Vimalakirti Sutra is written in northern India about CE. VIMALAKIRTI NIRDESA SUTRA Translated by Robert A.

Thurman 1. Purification of the Buddha-Field Reverence to all Buddhas, Bodhisattvas, Aryasravakas, and Pratyekabuddhas, in the past, the present, and the future. Thus have I heard: At one time the Lord Buddha was in residence in the garden of Amrapali, in the city of.

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This is a very readable translation from Tibetan. Burton Watson, The Vimalakirti Sutra(Columbia University Press, ). Watson is one of the most respected translators of Buddhist texts. The ancient page sutra teaches the meaning of nonduality among other themes. An important aspect of this text is that it contains a report of teaching addressed to both arhats and bodhisattvas by the layman Vimalakīrti, who expounds the doctrine of Śūnyatā, or emptiness, to them.

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I realized. The Teaching of Vimalakīrti (Vimalakīrtinirdeśa), originally titled in French L'Enseignement de Vimalakīrti (Vimalakīrtinirdeśa), is a study and translation of the Vimalakirti Sutra (VKN) by Étienne Lamotte.

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