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The Ten Grounds Sutra

(English-Only Edition)

 

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The Ten Grounds Sutra

English-Only Edition

The Daśabhūmika Sūtra

"The Ten Grounds Sutra" (Trilingual) is an annotated English Translation by Bhikshu Dharmamitra of Tripitaka Master Kumārajīva’s circa 410 ce Sanskrit-to-Chinese translation of the Daśabhūmika Sūtra. This sutra describes in great detail the ten highest levels of bodhisattva practice on the path to buddhahood.

This edition of the English translation includes: List of Abbreviations; General Table of Contents; Directory to Chapter Subsections (8 pages, outlined); Endnotes (300+); and Bibliography.

Review:

"Bhikshu Dharmamitra's poetic and astute translation of the Ten Grounds Sutra opens the door for English speakers to enter the inspiring and compassionate world of bodhisattvas, the extraordinary beings who will become buddhas. In today's world, people so often succumb to despair and discouragement, but when we read the deeds of the bodhisattvas who train their minds and hearts in wisdom and compassion, our hearts soar with inspiration and optimism. We too have the buddha potential and can contribute to the welfare of others as they do. This very readable translations enables us to contact an ancient text that holds modern truths. It's a must read for all spiritual seekers." -- Bhikshuni Thubten Chodron.

 

This otherwise "English-only" edition includes as an appendix the entire P. L. Vaidya Sanskrit text and the Sanskrit section headings are inset in the English translation to facilitate close comparative study and easy mutual correlation. For the "Trilingual Chinese-English-Sanskrit Edition," Click Here.

458 pages, paper, 6" x 9"

ISBN: 9781935413103

$21.95

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