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The holy teaching of Vimalakīrti

The holy teaching of Vimalakīrti

a Mahāyāna scripture

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Published by Pennsylvania State University Press in University Park .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementtranslated by Robert A. F. Thurman.
ContributionsThurman, Robert A. F.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBQ2212.E5 T47
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 166 p. ;
Number of Pages166
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5202641M
ISBN 100271012090
LC Control Number75027196

VIMALAKIRTI NIRDESA SUTRA Translated by Robert A. F. 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. The Holy Teaching of Vimalakirti: A Mahayana Scripture by Vimalakirti and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

  Vimalakirti Nirdesa Sutra. Here is the entire Vimalakirti Nirdesa Sutra ebook in Robert A. F. Thurmans translation. 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. The Holy Teaching of Vimalakirti: A Mahayana Scripture. Author. Vimalakirti & Robert A. F. Thurman. Publisher. Penn State University Press. Publication Date. Buy This Book. $ plus shipping $ free shipping worldwide. By purchasing books through this website, you support our non-profit organization. Ancient History.

  In introducing his translation of the teaching of Vimalakirti, Bob tells a story of the Buddha; When he made a planetarium out of parasols to show others the nature of . This book presents the major teachings of MahÄyÄna Buddhism in a precise, dramatic, and even humorous form. For two millennia this SÅ«tra, called the “jewel of the MahÄyÄna SÅ«tras,†The Holy Teaching of Vimalakirti: A Mahayana Scripture The Great Path of Awakening: A.


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Burton Watson, The Vimalakirti Sutra (Columbia University Press, ). Watson is one of the most respected translators of Buddhist texts.

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There is no mention of him in Buddhist texts until after Nāgārjuna (1st century. | Translating the Words of the Buddha. 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 English translation by Sara Boin was published in by the Pali Text original French-language book was published in by the Catholic University of Leuven's.

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