Daily Archives: May 15, 2009

Heart Sutra short version

  The Heart Sutra     Avalokiteshvara Bodhisattva,when pursuing the deep prajñaparamita,recognized the five skandhas as completely emptyand passed beyond all vexations and distress. Shariputra, appearances are not different from emptiness,emptiness is not different to appearances.Appearances are emptiness,emptiness is an … Continue reading

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A treatise on Parmaiis – Commentary to Cariyapitaka Acharya Dhammapala

  Like the aspiration, great compassion (mahaakaru.naa) and skillful means (upaayakosalla) are also conditions for the paaramiis. Therein, "skillful means" is the wisdom which transforms giving (and the other nine virtues) into requisites of enlightenment. Through their great compassion and … Continue reading

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