Lotus Sutra


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Lotus Sutra

n
(Buddhism) a central scripture of Mahayana Buddhism, emphasizing that anyone can attain enlightenment
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The great Bodhisattva, Manjushri was asked if he had encountered anyone, anywhere in his vast travels, who had followed the Lotus Sutra so well that they were qualified to become a Buddha quickly.
"Tanaka Chigaku: The and the Lotus Sutra and the Body Politic," in The Lotus Sutra in Japanese Culture.
Kraft, founder of the Everlife Foundation and Buddhist Education Center, is also the author of Secrets of the Lotus Sutra. He is clearly passionate about Buddhism, as evidenced by this work, which blends historical fact and rich prose like the spinning of empyrean silk.
"Our Hero" is based on the Buddhist Lotus Sutra and was written by Greg Fain and Ben Gustin at the Tassajara Zen Monastery.
The frequency of this narrative is attributed to the recent availability of the Lotus Sutra in early medieval China.
While scholars such as Alexander Soper and Eugene Wang agree that its textual basis is the Lotus Sutra (Soper 1960, 107; Wang 2005, 219-28), Dorothy Wong offers another interpretation, arguing that this stone stele bears an early illustration of the Pure Land of Amitayus (2004, 160-66).
Based on later entries, it is clear that "the sutra" refers to the Lotus Sutra (Skt.
The meeting began with everyone chanting Nam-myoho-renge-kyo and then reciting a portion of the Lotus Sutra (the oral teachings of the Buddha).
The Lotus Sutra has had a profound influence on the lives of hundreds of millions of people, mainly in East Asia.
The Saddharmapundarika Sutra , also known as the Lotus Sutra, has a marked devotional orientation, with much of the devotionalism centering on the building of stupas, or Buddhist burial mounds.
Nichiren, a Japanese priest, translated the title of Shakyamuni Buddha's Lotus Sutra into Nam-Myoho-Renge-Kyo.
A Glossary of Dharmaraksa's Translation of the Lotus Sutra [CHINESE CHARACTERS NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] By SEISHI KARASHIMA.