Posts Tagged ‘Treasury of Esoterica’

The Virtue of the Tathāgata

Although brief in length, Chapter Six on the Virtue of the Name is nonetheless expansive and bold in execution in terms of bringing home the message and import of the Mahāparinirvāṇasūtra. It even makes the bold proclamation that it’s consequential weight far and above transcends the significance of any other sutra. Chapter Six: On the Virtue of the Name (Yamamoto-Page translation): Then the Tathagata spoke again to Kasyapa: "O good man! You should now uphold all the words, chapters, Read more [...]

Something Rare

Chapter Three: Lamentations (Charles Patton translation): For a moment not long after Cunda had gone, the ground then shook and quaked in six ways. And on up to the Brahma realms. It was also again so. There were two earthquakes. One was an earthquake, and the other was a great earthquake. The smaller quake was called an earthquake. The greater quake was called a great earthquake. There was a smaller sound called an earthquake and there was a greater sound called a great earthquake. Where Read more [...]
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