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A General Explanation of the Buddha Speaks of Amitabha Sutra

With commentary by the Venerable Master Hsuan Hua. Second Edition

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Published by Buddhist Text Translation Society .
Written in English


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Number of Pages184
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Open LibraryOL25158928M
ISBN 100881394319
ISBN 10978-0881394313

In this sutra, Shakyamuni Buddha, the teacher of the Saha world, speaks of the adornments of the Land of Ultimate Bliss and of its teacher, Amitabha Buddha. Saha is a Sanskrit term which mean “to be endured.” The world in which we live has so much suffering that living beings find it hard to endure, and so it is named Saha. Articles by alphabetic order: A: B: C: D: E: F: G: H: I: J: K: L: M: N: O: P: Q: R: S: T: U: V: W: X: Y: Z: Â: Ā: Ḍ: Ḥ.

The Buddha Speaks of Amitabha Sutra A New Translation. Medicine Master Sutra A Simple Explanation. The Sutra in 42 Sections Spoken by the Buddha. The Shurangama Sutra Sutra Text & Supplements. A General Explanation of The Vajra Prajna Paramita Sutra. New ebooks are available in mobi and epub formats from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and.   About Shakyamuni Buddha: Shakyamuni Buddha is the one who founded Buddhism. After he attained enlightenment and achieved the complete understanding of the universe, he decided to become a teacher.

  Audio recording of The Buddha Speaks of Amitabha Sutra Source: Reading is based on the sutra text published on the website of the City of Ten Thousand Buddhas (): Translated by . provided by the Amitabha Society of the U.S.A.; (2) "A General Explanation of The Buddha Speaks of Amitabha Sutra," an English-language translation and commentary published by the Buddhist Text Translation Society; and (3) "The Two Buddhist Books in Mayana" by P.C. Lee. The Buddha Speaks of Amitabha Sutra Thus I have heard: At one time, the.


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The Buddha Speaks of Amitabha Sutra: A General Explanation [Venerable Master Hsuan Hua, Buddhist Text Translation Society] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Buddha Speaks of Amitabha Sutra: A General Explanation/5(7).

The Buddha Speaks of Amitabha Sutra: A General Explanation by Hsuan Hua () Mass Market Paperback – January 1, out of 5 stars 7 ratings See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsReviews: 7.

This translation of the Amitabha Sutra, the Pure Land text which describes Amitabha Buddha’s Land of Ultimate Bliss, incorporates the lectures of the Tripitaka Master Hua, which explain the essential principles of Pure Land and Orthodox Buddhism, and follows the traditional Chinese Buddhist system/5(7).

The so-called ‘’shorter’’ Amitabha Sutra has been and is a foundation of spirituality for millions of Buddhist believers throughout the ages. The Sutra describes the magnificent Buddhist “heaven,” 5/5(2). The Buddha Speaks of Amitabha Sutra belongs to the class of Sutras spoken without formal request.

It describes in detail the supremely beautiful adornments of the Western Land of Ultimate Bliss. Living beings of the ten directions need only recite Amitabha Buddha's name, practicing even just the Dharma of Ten Recitations.

This shorter Amitabha Sutra describes Buddha Amita’s Western Pure Land of Ultimate Bliss (Chinese: 西方極樂國), where conditions are perfect for practicing the Buddhist Way. The Sutra also describes the method of how to be reborn in that land, mainly through mindfulness of Buddha Amita.

The Buddha Speaks of Amitabha Sutra: A General Explanation eBook: Hua, Hsuan: : Kindle StoreReviews: 7. THE BUDDHA SPEAKS ABOUT AMITABHA SUTRA. Translated from Sanskrit to Chinese by the Tripitaka Master Kumarajiva at Yao Ch'in Thus I have heard, at one time time Buddha dwelt at Sravasti in the Jeta grove in the garden of the Bene-factor of Orphans and the Solitary together with a gathering of great Bhiksus, in all, all great Ar-hats whom the assembly knew and recognized: Elders Sari-putra.

The Amitabha Sutra as Discoursed by the Buddha 5 Rebirth in Pure Land Dharani 51 55 Reciting Amitabha Buddha’s Name 57 Taking Refuge in Amitabha Buddha and the Bodhisattvas 59 Triple Refuge 61 A Prayer to Amitabha Buddha 63 Dedication of Merit 77 The Forty-Eight Vows of Amitabha Buddha.

Understanding Amitabha Buddha Sutra from the Perspective of the Lotus Sutra A mitabha Buddha, or Amida Buddha, is the Buddha of special reverence in Pureland.

In fact, Amitabha Sutra is one of the many expedient teachings expounded by Shakyamuni Buddha to enable all to attain Buddhahood. The Buddha Speaks of Amitabha Sutra: A General Explanation Hsuan Hua The so-called ‘’shorter’’ Amitabha Sutra has been and is a foundation of spirituality for millions of.

The Buddha Speaks of Amitabha Sutra. Based on the Chinese text translated by Tripitaka Master Kumarajiva of Yao Qin. Thus I have heard. At one time the Buddha dwelt at Shravasti, in the Jeta Grove, in the Garden of the Benefactor of Orphans and the Solitary, together with a gathering of great Bhikshus, twelve hundred fifty in all, all great Arhats whom the assembly knew and recognized: elders Shariputra.

Bell master: Buddha Speaks Everyone: The Amitabha Sutra. Thus have I heard: Once Buddha was in the land of Shravasti, in the garden of Jeta and Anathapindika. He was accompanied by twelve hundred and fifty great bhikshus, all of them great Arhats, well known to everyone.

Among them were his leading disciples, such figures as the Elders. A General Explanation of The Buddha Speaks of Amitabha Sutra Price: FREE. Available in formats: Description: The "Bible" of the Pure Land school of Buddhism.

Includes extensive commentary by the late Tripitaka Master Hua. Product details: Language: English ISBN The Buddha speaks of Amitabha Sutra: a general explanation / with commentary by the Venerable Master Hsuan Hua ; English translation by the Buddhist Text Translation Society Buddhist Text Translation Society: Dhama Realm Buddhist University: Dharma Realm Buddhist Association Burlingame, California Australian/Harvard Citation.

Hsüan Hua. Get this from a library. A general explanation of the Buddha speaks of Amitābha Sūtra. [Hsüan Hua]. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hsüan Hua, General explanation of The Buddha speaks of Amitābha Sūtra.

San Francisco: Buddhist Text Translation Society,   蕅益大师跋. Great Master Ǒuyì’s Afterword. 经云:「末法亿亿人修行,罕一得道,唯依念佛得度。」 [The Great Assembly (Mahāsaṃnipāta)] Sūtra《大集经》says, ‘[In the Period Of] Ending [Of The] Dharma, [when a] koṭi [of a] koṭi [of] people cultivate practices, rarely [will] one attain [the] path; only relying [upon] mindfulness [of] Buddha attains.

THE AMITABHA SUTRA Introduction and Translation by Ronald Epstein (Upasaka I Guorong) First published in Vajra Bodhi Sea, No. 9 (Dec., ), pp. Reprinted in Hua, A General Explanation of the Buddha Speaks of Amitabha Sutra.

San Francisco: Buddhist Text Translation Society, “Sariputra, that Buddha’s brilliant radiance is immea- surable and illuminates the lands of the ten directions without any obstruction, therefore he is named Amitabha.

“Furthermore, Sariputra, the lifespan of that Buddha and his people lasts for immeasurable, infinite asamkhya2 kalpas.3Therefore, he is called Amitabha. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Buddha Speaks of Amitabha Sutra: A General Explanation at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.The Heart Sutra.

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