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The Flower Ornament Scripture : A Translation of the Avatamsaka Sutra
by Thomas Cleary




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A masterful translation of one of the most influential Buddhist sutras--the Avatamsaka Sutra--by one of the greatest translators of Buddhist texts of our time

Known in Chinese as Hua-yen and in Japanese as Kegon-kyo, the Avatamsaka Sutra, or Flower Ornament Scripture, is held in the highest regard and studied by Buddhists of all traditions. Through its structure and symbolism, as well as through its concisely stated principles, it conveys a vast range of Buddhist teachings.

This one-volume edition contains Thomas Cleary's definitive translation of all thirty-nine books of the sutra, along with an introduction, a glossary, and Cleary's translation of Li Tongxuan's seventh-century guide to the final book, the Gandavyuha, "Entry into the Realm of Reality."

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Overview

A masterful translation of one of the most influential Buddhist sutras--the Avatamsaka Sutra--by one of the greatest translators of Buddhist texts of our time

Known in Chinese as Hua-yen and in Japanese as Kegon-kyo, the Avatamsaka Sutra, or Flower Ornament Scripture, is held in the highest regard and studied by Buddhists of all traditions. Through its structure and symbolism, as well as through its concisely stated principles, it conveys a vast range of Buddhist teachings.

This one-volume edition contains Thomas Cleary's definitive translation of all thirty-nine books of the sutra, along with an introduction, a glossary, and Cleary's translation of Li Tongxuan's seventh-century guide to the final book, the Gandavyuha, "Entry into the Realm of Reality."


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  • ISBN-13: 9780877739401
  • ISBN-10: 0877739404
  • Publisher: Shambhala
  • Publish Date: October 1993
  • Page Count: 1656
  • Dimensions: 9 x 6.5 x 2.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 4.6 pounds


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