Monthly Archives: March 2008

Samdhinirmocana Sutra or Sutra of Unlocking the Mysteries Last Part

    Samdhinirmocana Sutra  Sutra of Unlocking the Mysteries Part 8B     Then Manjushri asked the Buddha, "How many characteristics of omniscience are there?"   The Buddha replied, "In brief, there are five. First is appearing in the world … Continue reading

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Samdhinirmocana Sutra Sutra of Unlocking the Mysteries Part 7C and 8

  Samdhinirmocana Sutra  Sutra of Unlocking the Mysteries 7C   Avalokiteshvara asked, "How many kinds of stupefaction from afflictions can occur in these stages?"   The Buddha replied, "In brief, there are three. First are stupefactions that lose their partners. … Continue reading

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Samdhinirmocana Sutra Sutra of Unlocking the Mysteries PArt 7B

  Samdhinirmocana Sutra  Sutra of Unlocking the Mysteries   7B. The Transcendent Ways of the Stages   Avalokiteshvara asked, "Why do you explain the six ways of transcendence in this order?"   The Buddha replied, "Because each is a basis … Continue reading

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Samdhirnimocana Sutra or Sutra of Unlocking the Mysteries Part 7A

Samdhirnimocana Sutra Sutra of Unlocking the Mysteries   7A. The Transcendent Ways of the Stages   Then the enlightening being Avalokiteshvara said to the Buddha, "The Buddha speaks of ten stages of enlightening beings: the stage of intense joy, the … Continue reading

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Samdhinirmocana Sutra Sutra of Unlocking the Mysteries Part 6C

  Samdhinirmocana Sutra  Sutra of Unlocking the Mysteries   Part 6 C Analysing Yoga Maitreya also inquired, "What are the differences among knowing meaning by wisdom realized by learning, by wisdom realized by thinking, and by wisdom realized by practice of tranquility … Continue reading

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Samdhinirmocana Sutra Sutra of Unlocking the mysteries Part 6B

  Samdhinirmocana Sutra  Sutra of Unlocking the Mysteries   Part 6 B Analysing Yoga Maitreya asked, "In this tranquility and observation focused on the totality of the teachings, what is called comprehension, and what is called attainment?"   The Buddha answered, … Continue reading

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Samdhinirmocana Sutra Sutra of Unlocking the Mysteries Part 6A

    Samdhinirmocana Sutra  Sutra of Unlocking the Mysteries   6. Analyzing Yoga Then the enlightening being Maitreya said to the Buddha, "Based on what, abiding in what, do enlightening beings practice tranquility and observation in the great vehicle?  The Buddha … Continue reading

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