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By Buddhist Text Translation Society, David Rounds, Ronald Epstein PhD

The Surangama Sutra has been held in nice esteem within the Mahayana Buddhist nations of East and Southeast Asia for over one thousand years. Its attraction lies within the vast scope of its teachings and within the intensity and readability of its prescriptions for contemplative perform. Its wealth of theoretical and useful guide within the non secular lifestyles usually made it the 1st significant textual content to be studied by way of newly ordained priests, rather within the Chan tuition. the recent translation, ready by way of individuals of the Buddhist textual content Translation Society, is superior by means of excerpts from the statement by way of the Venerable grasp Hsuan Hua (Xuanhua).

For the chinese language sutra with pinyin romanization for pronunciation, see BTTS on-line, ISBN 0881394041.

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