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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Retrieved 28 September It describes the entire Buddha Realm which is, of course, not easy to visualize. Part of a series on. These stages of spiritual attainment are also widely discussed in various parts of the sutra book 15, book Avxtamsaka Complete Introduction to the Indian Tradition, page Views Read Edit View history.

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A Dictionary of Chinese Buddhist Terms. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Retrieved 12 June Chinese Wikisource has original text surra to this article: The single extant Tibetan version was translated from the original Sanskrit by Jinamitra et al.

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University of Hawaii Press. The term “avatamsaka” means “a garland of flowers,” indicating that all the virtues that the Buddha has accumulated by the time he attains enlightenment are like a beautiful stura of flowers that adorns him. Sutrq flower ornament scripture: Fragmentary translation probably began in the 2nd century CE, and the famous Ten Stages Sutraoften treated as an individual scripture, was first translated in the 3rd century.

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The view that realizes suchness] A. The notions of small and large do not exist here. When we abatamsaka a sky filled with stars, we may have the impression we are nothing at all. This sutra was suta influential in East Asian Buddhism. Hamar, Imre editorReflecting Mirrors: Even in a single pore are countless vast oceans. Search found related definition s that might help you understand this better.

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A Translation of the Avatamsaka Sutra,page engilsh. This work has been used in a variety of countries. Having realized that this world is like a dream, and englidh all Buddhas are like mere reflections, that all principles [dharma] are like an echo, you move unimpeded in the world Trans in Gomez, In one speck of dust are many Buddha lands. The discourses in the sutra version with 39 chapters are delivered to eight different audiences or “assemblies” in seven locations such as Bodh Gaya and the Tusita Heaven.

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Guide to Tipitaka by U Ko Lay. Huayan is known as Kegon in Japan. The East Asian view of the text is that it expresses the universe as seen by a Buddha the Dharmadhatuwho avaamsaka all phenomena as empty and thus infinitely interpenetrating, from the point of view of enlightenment.

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