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6 edition of The Diamond Sutra (Chin-Kang-Ching) or Prajna-Paramita found in the catalog.

The Diamond Sutra (Chin-Kang-Ching) or Prajna-Paramita

by William Gemmell

  • 202 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Ibis Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Buddhism,
  • Sacred texts,
  • Judaism - General,
  • Religion - Judaism,
  • Religion,
  • Buddhism - General,
  • General,
  • Eastern - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages117
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8231862M
    ISBN 100892540753
    ISBN 109780892540754

    The Diamond Sutra by Abhaya () This is a gem of a talk from Abhaya. With his customary dry wit and sharp eye he leads us on the crazy paving path through the Diamond Sutra - a text guaranteed to turn your world upside-down. Some very funny parts to this talk - and some excellent evocations of rigorous Dharma practice as part of the everyday. About the Book The Diamond Sutra’s Chinese localization has not changed the meaning of the sutra, but it has influenced the way it is practiced and the attitude people have towards the sutra, altering the relationship between Buddhists and the sutra and the role the sutra plays in people’s lives. This simple text has been empowered, transformed, and personalized in the Chinese Buddhist mind.

    The Diamond Sutra (Vajracheddikā Prajña Pārāmitā Sutra in Sanskrit) has the distinction of being 'the earliest complete survival of a dated (11 May ) printed book.   The Diamond Sutra Book Reviews. J Some of the essential points of the Diamond Sutra are emptiness, the absence of self, non-attachment. Osho reminds us how the understanding of what is meant by emptiness is based on the experience and personal realization of impermanence. From here it follows the non-attachment to the external.

    Compre The Diamond Sutra (English Edition) de Subhuti, Elder, Kumarajiva, Trepitaka na Confira também os eBooks mais vendidos, lançamentos e livros digitais exclusivos/5(15).   To readers unimpressed with the Google eBookstore’s ancient sutras offerings (search for “sutras” and you get primarily books about yoga), the British Library has an antidote: the Diamond Author: Kelly Stout.


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The Diamond Sutra is about 30 pages long, but he spends pages breaking the Sutra down and making it accessible. There are many stories from Zen masters and their interpretations of each chapter.

This wouldn't be the first book on Buddhism I would dive into however/5(46). The Diamond Sutra is the sutra on non-attachment or the perfection of wisdom. That, of course, is putting it simply, as only Buddhists can do.

I studied this book on and off for 6 months and I will continue to come back to it as being definitive on the subject/5. The Buddhist text known as the Diamond Sutra is believed to be the oldest surviving printed book in the world.

Made in AD and written in Chinese, the text contains a significant dialogue on perception, and is one of the most important sacred works of the Buddhist faith.3/5(1). This book is an excellent look at the Diamond Sutra at the British Library, the oldest dated printed book.

It is meant for a general audience explaining the history of the sutra, how it lay buried for a years in Dunhuang, and how it came to the British Library/5. The Vajracchedika Prajnaparamita Sutra has been translated from Sanskrit into English variously as the Diamond Sutra, the Diamond Cutter Sutra, the Vajra Sutra and the Vajra Cutter sutra (a Sanskrit word that means a religious teaching or sermon, in particular that of the Buddha) is commonly regarded as one of the most revered texts of Mahayana : Dhwty.

The Diamond Sutra, a Sanskrit text translated into Chinese, was one of 40, scrolls and documents hidden in “The Cave of a Thousand Buddhas,” a secret library sealed up Author: Jason Daley. The Diamond Sutra is the world’s earliest dated printed book.

It is an important Buddhist text that has a long and profound history. In addition to the actual Text of the Diamond Sutra this web site provides a Diamond Sutra Background Page which explains the origins of the Diamond Sutra and information about how this new translation was done.

The Diamond Sutra played an important role in the life of Huineng (), the Sixth Patriarch of Chan. It is recorded in Huineng's autobiography that when he was an adolescent selling firewood in a marketplace, he heard someone reciting the Diamond Sutra. Honoring The Diamond Sutra "Wherever this Sutra is honored and revered there is a sacred site enshrining the presence of the Buddha or one of the Buddha's most venerable disciples." - Chap The Diamond Sutra.

The Diamond Sutra was displayed in the British Library at one stage near a Gutenberg Bible -- with the latter labeled as the world's earliest printed book.

The Diamond Sutra, now recognized as one of the world's great literary jewels, has recently undergone : Joyce Morgan. This copy of the Diamond Sūtra in Chinese language, complete with a beautifully illustrated frontispiece, is the world's earliest dated, printed book.

It was produced on the 11 Mayaccording to the Western calendar. It was found in a holy site called the Mogao (or ‘Peerless’) Caves or the ‘Caves of a Thousand Buddhas,’ which was a.

Diamond Sutra (Sanskrit: Vajracchedikā Prajñāpāramitā Sūtra) is a Mahāyāna (Buddhist) sūtra from the Prajñāpāramitā, or “Perfection of Wisdom” genre, and emphasizes the practice of non-abiding and non-attachment. It is a key object of devotion and study in Zen Buddhism.

A copy of the Chinese version of Diamond Sutra, found among the Dunhuang manuscripts in the early 20th. The Diamond Sutra is revered throughout Asia as one of the Buddha's most profound expressions of the nature of reality.

A gem among the vast Perfection of Wisdom literature, the Diamond Sutra elicits an experience of eternal truth through its use of a seemingly paradoxical style, as the reader goes back and forth between "what is" and "what is not."/5(5).

When it comes to ancient texts, most are familiar with the big names: The Book of Kells, the Gutenberg Bible, and the Dead Sea Scrolls. But one that most people don’t know about is the Diamond Sutra — the world’s earliest dated and printed book.

Mu Soeng, a former Zen monk and teacher, is the scholar-in-residence at the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies. He is the author of many books on Buddhism, including Trust in Mind and The Diamond Sutra.

He lives in Barre, Massachusetts. Other books by Mu Soeng: The Heart of the Universe Trust in Mind. Red Pine’s The Diamond Sutra: Text and Commentaries Translated from Sanskrit and Chinese is a book that I recommend to readers who want to explore the various Diamond Sutra translations and exegesis that remains untranslated today.

In this book, Red Pine presents a translation of the sutra based on his studies of the Sanskrit and Chinese editions and then treats the reader to a. "Mu Soeng's interpretation of the Diamond Sutra is an attempt to present traditional Buddhist insights, as found in one of the fundamental scriptures of Mahayana Buddhism, in a modern or post-modern form appropriate for contemporary practitioners and others interested in making ancient wisdom relevant and vital for today.

Together with a translation based largely on Conze's rendition of a Released on: J   This translation of The Diamond That Cuts Through Illusion, sometimes known simply as The Diamond Sutra, has been prepared by Thich Nhat Hanh from the Vajracchedikā Prajñāpāramitā Sūtra (in Sanskrit), and the Chinese Taisho Revised Tripitaka, NoThe Opening Gatha was composed by Thich Nhat Hanh to precede the translation.

This sutra appears in Thich Nhat Hanh. The Diamond Sutra is a Buddhist sutra from the Perfection of Wisdom genre, and emphasizes the practice of non-abiding and non-attachment. The Diamond Sutra is one of the most influential Mahayana sutras in East Asia, and is a key object Brand: Sol Ta Triane.

About The Diamond Sutra. Written more than 25 centuries ago, the Diamond Sutra is the first text to record the Buddha’s own teachings, and it remains one of the most day, after the Buddha finishes his daily walk to collect alms, a senior monk steps forth to ask how he can best help humanity.

The Diamond Sutra is said to cut "like a thunderbolt" (p. xxix), and the Heart Sutra is the "heart or essence of the Perfection of Wisdom" (p. xxi). They look deeply into "experience beyond the rigidity of concept," recognizing "the interdependence of all beings" (p.

xix)and, at times, they will cause your head to reel as your mind does 5/5(4). The Diamond Sutra now resides at the British Library, along with an acknowledgement that it is the oldest dated printed book in existence.

The British Library is also part of the International. The Diamond Sutra (Vajracchedikā Prajñāpāramitā Sūtra) is one of the Prajñāpāramitā (Perfection of Wisdom) sutras of Mahāyāna Buddhism.

Its popularity in this literature is probably.