28 Aug Counterpoint Legend has it that the Sixth Patriarch of Zen, Hui-neng, achieved enlightenment after hearing just one line of the Diamond Sutra. 22 May Red Pine has produced some excellent translations of Buddhist texts, and The Diamond Sutra: The Perfection of Wisdom is no exception. 18 Nov As Red Pine explains: The Diamond Sutra may look like a book, but it’s really the body of the Buddha. It’s also your body, my body, all possible.

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This, in truth, was a rare occasion. Tedious, yet rewarding reading. Moreover, it was by studying the Sanskrit version as opposed the Chinese versions he was previously familiar with that the author finally began to penetrate to its particular message. The wealth of Chinese and Indian commentaries drawn together by Red Pine help to elucidate and explain this fundamental dharma text on the perfection of wisdom. But Buddhism has diamond sutra red pine inspired some of the greatest philosophical writings of any religion, and two such works lie at the center of The Diamond Sutra diamond sutra red pine the sutra on non-attachment or the perfection of wisdom.

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The Diamond Sutra

The Diamond Sutra is a spiritual treasure and a key text of Mahayana Buddhism. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Anthony Cristina rated it liked it Jul 01, Estimates for its date of composition range from the second century B. Depending on how the word subhuti is parsed, it can mean ‘born of emptiness’ or ‘auspicious sight. Dec 10, Silvio Curtis rated it really liked it.

Nor is it diamond sutra red pine construct of the mind. Zen Buddhism is often said diamond sutra red pine be a practice of mind-to-mind transmission without reliance on texts –in fact, some great teachers forbid their students to read or write.

The original texts are in Chinese and Sanskrit. Mountains and rivers, the great earth, where do they come from? There is deep discussion in the Sutra on no-self, and on non-attachment. As one of the most important pieces of scripture in Mahayana Buddhism, it is diaomnd source of great wisdom.

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This diamond sutra red pine a wonderful sutra, and the commentary is diamond sutra red pine deep and stra. It taught me that the basic idea that seems so central to Zen and so diampnd to me, that nothing is true or false, is not unique to it but is in other forms of Buddhism too.

Names Terms and Sources. Jan 19, Colby Dartmouth rated it really liked it. Already well established as a translator of Chinese Buddhist poetry, Red Pine offers in the present volume the fruit of an engagement with Buddhist Mahayana philosophy and meditation spanning some 30 years.

Now you see me, now you don’t. Reading this particular book is a pleasure on several levels. It’s also your body, my body, all possible bodies. Alan Sponberg stura on early Yogachara and Buddhist ethics.

It taught me that the basic idea that seems pin central diamond sutra red pine Zen and so weird to me, that nothing is true or false, is not unique to i This book starts with a translation of the Diamond Cutter Perfection of Wisdom Sutra. What is there to conceive?

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It’s understanding that nothing exists and because of this everyone diamond sutra red pine free to be liberated because they aren’t really attached to anything. He only spoke when the time was ripe. What is there to express? Thus, there are no actual dharmas that we can talk about or name.

The Diamond Sutra: The Perfection of Wisdom

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This book is the offering of no mind, born of compassion for all suffering beings. The Diamond Sutra is one of the few texts of diamond sutra red pine type that diamond sutra red pine repay endless study and which can transform the life of the receptive reader. Red Pine is the pen name of Bill Porter, an American who left academia in the midst of graduate work in anthropology and Chinese literature at Columbia University, preferring to immerse himself in traditional Chinese culture and Ch’an Chinese Zen practice during an extended residence in China.

Sean rated it it was amazing Jun 13, The volume opens with a bare translation of the Diamond Sutra, followed by a section-by-section synoptic commentary comprising almost pages of selections drawn from more than 60 Diamond Sutra commentaries composed over two millennia.