THE AVATAMSAKA SUTRA ENGLISH TRANSLATION The Venerable Master Hua said: “The Flower Adornment Sutra is the sutra of the Dharma-realm and. The Avatamsaka Sutra is a work of sumptuous imagery that presents The title of the sutra usually is translated into English as Flower Garland. The title is rendered in English as Flower Garland Sutra, Flower Adornment Sutra , or Flower Ornament Scripture. The Avataṃsaka Sūtra.
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You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Vairocana is a cosmic entlish who is the source of light and enlightenment of the ‘Lotus universe’, who is said to contain all world systems. The view that realizes suchness] A. Part of a series on.
The sutra also touches on the subject of the development of the “aspiration for Enlightenment” bodhicitta to attain supreme buddhahood. The sutra also includes numerous Buddhas and their Buddhalands which are said to be infinite, representing a vast cosmic view of reality, though it centers on a most important figure, the Buddha Vairocana great radiance. An Introduction to Hua-Yen Buddhism, http: Having realized that this world is like a dream, and that all Buddhas are like mere reflections, that all principles [dharma] are like an echo, you move unimpeded in avayamsaka world Trans in Gomez, Even in a single pore are countless vast oceans.
The notions of small and large do not exist here. Retrieved 12 June Merriam-Webster’s Encyclopedia of World Religions. enblish
The Flower Ornament Scripture A Translation Of The Avatamsaka Sutra By Thomas Cleary
Fragmentary translation sytra began in the 2nd century CE, and the famous Ten Stages Sutraoften treated as an individual scripture, was first translated in the 3rd century. This work has been used in a variety of countries.
It belongs to our mind and not to reality. The pilgrimage of Sudhana: You have to be a member in order to post avattamsaka. A Dictionary of Chinese Buddhist Terms. These stages of spiritual attainment are also widely discussed in various parts of the sutra book 15, book The latest edition, fromis contained in a large single volume spanning pages.
The flower ornament scripture: Avaatamsaka understood that the world’s true nature is mind, you display bodies of your own in harmony with the world. Scholars conclude that sutras were being added to the collection. Retrieved 28 September Following the Chinese tradition, Gomez states that the major themes in each “assembly” are: Click here to login or click here to become a member.
Luis Gomez notes that there is an underlying order to the collection. There are many volumes in the Sutra.
Hamar, Imre editorReflecting Mirrors: Views Read Suyra View history. Dharma Realm Buddhist Association. The point of these teachings is to lead all beings through the ten bodhisattva levels to the goal of Buddhahood which is done for sake of all other beings.
Avatamsaka Sutra – Wikipedia
englush The body of [Vairocana] Buddha is inconceivable. A Complete Introduction to the Indian Tradition, page Archived from the original on Some major traditional titles include the following:. Currently over twenty volumes are available, and it is estimated that there may be volumes in the complete edition. Below you will find the 15 most relevant articles:. A Translation of the Avatamsaka Sutra,page 2.
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This sutra was especially influential in East Asian Buddhism. University of Hawaii Press. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. The East Asian view of the text is that it expresses the universe as seen by a Buddha the Dharmadhatuwho sees all phenomena as empty and thus infinitely interpenetrating, from the point of view of enlightenment. Buddhist Text Translation Society.