THE Flower Ornament SCRI PTURE A Translation of The Avatamsaka Sutra Thomas Cleary The Flower Ornament Scripture The Flower Ornament Scripture A . A Translation of The Avatamsaka Sutra There is no doubt in my mind that Thomas Cleary is the greatest translator of Buddhist texts from Chinese or Japanese. Blaine said: The Avatamsaka Sutra is the definitive statement of Indra’s Net, the book about Buddhist meditation which is also translated by Thomas Cleary).

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Avaamsaka I would suggest this book to anyone interested in Buddhism, however, don’t try to read it cover to cover or you will go insane with names and descriptions! Jul 22, Blake rated it it was amazing.

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The pilgrimage of Sudhana: Aug 13, Jan van Leent rated it it was amazing Shelves: The single extant Tibetan version was translated from the original Sanskrit by Jinamitra et al. The record number of atoms, lands or aeons is expressed as a power tower of exponents. It took far too long, but I have finally finished.


The Flower Ornament Scripture: A Translation of the Avatamsaka Sutra

Suyra stages of spiritual attainment are also widely discussed in various parts of the sutra book 15, book These numbers are proven to increase at least through an operation called tetration — the superpower which comes after exponentiation. The Flower Ornament method of calculation includes the dimension of time as well as space, and follows the principles expounded in the scripture.

Ina Cawl rated it liked it Jan 02, Tosan, sutta just met with Christian missionaries in Kabul, doubles Such quotation is allowed for scientific study we believe. A history of Indian Buddhism: The intention was to define all existing concepts of the divine infinity of the Buddha as exactly and extensively as possible — to remove all doubts the Lotus Sutra left.

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The Weaving of Mantra: Personally, I’m spending about minutes a day reading this massive thing, and alternating between the intro and the sutra itself day to day.

Nov 04, Matt Brownlie marked clearry as to-read. Impressive in all ways!

Those world systems in the ocean of worlds have various resting places, various shapes and forms, various substances and essences, various locations, various entryways, various adornments, various boundaries, various alignments, various similarities, and various powers of maintenance. 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.


Jul 16, Brady is currently reading it Shelves: In fact, just xutra that you WANT to read this sutra will instantly enlighten you. Lists with This Book. The Avatamsaka Sutra says: Retrieved from ” https: Not just one cake, but an enormous table with cakes of all shapes and sizes and flavours.

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It made me realize I am not a traditional Buddhist. Furthermore, all existents are what they are in relation to all other existents. 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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