The Flower Ornament Scripture

A Translation of the Avatamsaka Sutra
Product Number: EB00687818
Released: Oct 31, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780834824096
Publisher: Shambhala
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Description

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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Author(s): Thomas Cleary
Genre: Religion
Original Publish Date: Oct 12, 1993

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