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Lankavatara Sutra

A Mahayana Text (Buddhist Tradition)

by Daisetsu Teitaro Suzuki

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Published by Motilal Banarsidass,India .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Buddhism,
  • Sacred texts

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages300
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9070307M
    ISBN 108120816552
    ISBN 109788120816558

    This book offers a systematic analysis of one of the most important concepts characterizing the Yogacara School of Buddhism (the last creative stage of Indian Buddhism) as outlined and explained in one of its most authoritative and influential texts, Lankavatara-sutra. Compiled in the second half of the fourth-century A.D., this sutra not only represents a comprehensive synthesis of both early. The Lankavatara Sutra is the holy grail of Zen. Zen's First Patriarch, Bodhidharma, gave a copy of this text to his successor, Hui-k'o, and told him everything he needed to know was in this book. Passed down from teacher to student ever since, this is the only Zen sutra ever spoken by the Buddha.

    The Lankavatara Sutra Introduction The Lankavatara Sutra (“Sutra on the Descent to Lanka”) is an unsystematic and partial overview of the One Path teaching of Mahayana Buddhism. Its purpose is to lead advanced bodhisattvas to final self-realization, that is, to be a tathagata (see below). It recounts a visit the Buddha is said toFile Size: KB. The Lankavatara Sutra is said to have been the only sutra Bodhidharma passed to his successor, Hui-k'o, telling him it included everything he would need to know about Zen. So, naturally, with that recommendation to go on, we also should have a try at reading it. Not to imply that it is easy reading.

    The Lankavatara Sutra: Translation and Commentary. translated by Red Pine Red Pine. View this book on Amazon» The Lankavatara Sutra is the holy grail of Zen. Zen’s first patriarch, Bodhidharma, gave a copy of this text to his successor, Hui-k’o, and told him everything he needed to know was in this book. The Lankavatara Sutra Quotes Showing of 11 “There is no seer or anything seen / no speaker or anything spoken / the appearance of buddhas and also their teachings / are merely what we imagine


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Lankavatara Sutra by Daisetsu Teitaro Suzuki Download PDF EPUB FB2

Having translated The Diamond Sutra and The Heart Sutra, and following with The Platform Sutra, Red Pine now turns his attention to perhaps the greatest Sutra of Lankavatara Sutra is the holy grail of Zen.

Zen’s first patriarch, Bodhidharma, gave a Lankavatara Sutra book of this text to Lankavatara Sutra book successor, Hui-k’o, and told him everything he needed to know was in this book/5(50).

The Lankavatara Sutra is definitely an important Buddhist scripture. While not one of the popular giants like the Lotus Sutra or the Heart Sutra, it's a key locus classicus of Yogacara thought and a formative influence on the early development of Zen Buddhism/5(14).

Suzuki s pioneering translation of the Lankavatara Sutra was based on the Sanskrit text () edited by Bunyu Nanjo. It is a remarkable coverage of Mahayana Buddhist topics, especially of the type often associated with the Yogacara school of Buddhism, yet it is of interest to everyone who desires an introduction to Mahayana by: 1.

The Lankavatara Sutra, according to tradition, contains the actual words of the Buddha spoken in Sri Lanka (Ceylon).Nothing is known about its author, the time of its composition, or its original form. Scholars have tended to date the original compilation to early in the first century, and the written work to the fourth century of the Common Era/5(14).

The Lankavatara Sutra: A Mahayana Text Hardcover – December 1, by Moti Lal Pandit (Editor), D. Suzuki (Translator) out of 5 stars 15 ratings. See all 11 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from /5(15).

Having translated The Diamond Sutra and The Heart Sutra, and following with The Platform Sutra, Red Pine now turns his attention to perhaps the greatest Sutra of Lankavatara Sutra is the holy grail of Zen. Zen’s First Patriarch, Bodhidharma, gave a copy of this text to his successor, Hui-k’o, and told him everything he needed to know was in this book/5(69).

The book, thus, has been written for all those who are deeply interested in Buddhist thought and philosophy. The Studies in the Lankavatara Sutra is the first attempt ever made at studying systematically the philosophical ideas and religious practices that are to be found in the Lankavatara by: The Lankavatara Sutra book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This is a translation of the Lankavatara sutra, one of the most sign /5. The Lankavatara Sutra book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

A text of basic importance, the Mahayana Buddhist Lankavatara /5. The Lankavatara Sutra book. Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Having translated The Diamond Sutra and The Heart Sutra, and f /5(8). The Lankavatara Sutra is the holy grail of Zen. Zen’s first patriarch, Bodhidharma, gave a copy of this text to his successor, Hui-k’o, and told him everything he needed to know was in this book.

Passed down from teacher to student ever since, this is the only Zen sutra ever spoken by the Buddha. The Lankavatara Sutra is the holy grail of Zen. Zen’s first patriarch, Bodhidharma, gave a copy of this text to his successor, Hui-k’o, and told him everything he needed to know was in this book.

Passed down from teacher to student ever since, this is the only Zen sutra ever spoken by the Buddha/5(2). Suzuki's study is both a helpful aid to understanding the fairly obscure Lankavatara Sutra and a serious work of philosophy on its own.

The Introduction addresses the importance of the Lankavata to Mahayana Buddhism, and Zen in particular, and then goes into the transmission and translations of the text.4/5.

D.T. Suzukis translation of the Lankavatara Sutra was first published in Professor Suzuki felt, if the Sutra was ever to be read by general readers, that an /5. The Lankavatara Sutra. Chapter I Discrimination. Thus have I heard: The Blessed One once appeared in the Castle of Lanka, which is on the summit of Mt.

Malaya in the midst of the great Ocean. A great many Bodhisattvas-Mahasattvas had miraculously assembled from all the Buddha-lands, and a large number of Bhikshus were gathered there.

Lankavatara-sutra, (Sanskrit: “Sutra of the Appearance of the Good Doctrine in Lanka”)in full Saddharma-lankavatara-sutra, distinctive and influential philosophical discourse in the Mahayana Buddhist tradition that is said to have been preached by the Buddha in the mythical city Lanka.

Dating from perhaps the 4th century, although parts of it may be earlier, it is the chief canonical. Having translated The Diamond Sutra and The Heart Sutra, and following with The Platform Sutra, Red Pine now turns his attention to perhaps the greatest Sutra of Lankavatara Sutra is the holy grail of Zen.

Zen’s first patriarch, Bodhidharma, gave a copy of this text to his successor, Hui-k’o, and told him everything he needed to know was in this book/5(64).

Having translated The Diamond Sutra and The Heart Sutra, and following with The Platform Sutra, Red Pine now turns his attention to perhaps the greatest Sutra of Lankavatara Sutra is the holy grail of Zen.

Zen’s first patriarch, Bodhidharma, gave a copy of this text to his successor, Hui-k’o, and told him everything he needed to know was in this book/5(63).

The Lankavatara Sutra is the holy grail of Zen. Zen’s First Patriarch, Bodhidharma, gave a copy of this text to his successor, Hui-k’o, and told him everything he needed to know was in this book.

Passed down from teacher to student ever since, this is the only Zen sutra ever spoken by the Buddha. The Lankavatara Sutra is the holy grail of Zen. Zen's first patriarch, Bodhidharma, gave a copy of this text to his successor, Hui-k'o, and told him everything he needed to know was in this book.

Passed down from teacher to student ever since, this is the only Zen sutra ever spoken by the Buddha/5(). Description: Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside.

Bookseller Inventory # GRP About this title: Synopsis: The Lankavatara Sutra draws upon the concepts and doctrines of Yogacara and Buddha-nature. The most important doctrine issuing from the Lankavatara Sutra is that of the primacy of consciousness (Skt.

vijñana) and the teaching of Price: $  The Lankavatara Sutra, according to tradition, contains the actual words of the Buddha spoken in Sri Lanka (Ceylon).Nothing is known about its author, the time of its composition, or its original form. Scholars have tended to date the original compilation to early in the first century, and the written work to the fourth century of the Common : Monkfish Book Publishing Company.

The Lankavatara Sutra is the holy grail of Zen. Zen's First Patriarch, Bodhidharma, gave a copy of this text to his successor, Hui-k'o, and told him everything he needed to know was in this book. Passed down from teacher to student ever since, this is the only Zen sutra ever spoken by the : Red Pine.