The Flower Ornament Scripture: A Translation of the Avatamsaka Sutra

The Flower Ornament Scripture: A Translation of the Avatamsaka Sutra

Thomas Cleary


recognized in chinese language as Hua-yen and in eastern as Kegon-kyo, the Avatamsaka Sutra, or Flower decoration Scripture, is held within the maximum regard and studied through Buddhists of all traditions. via its constitution and symbolism, in addition to via its concisely said ideas, it conveys an enormous diversity of Buddhist teachings.

This one-volume variation comprises Thomas Cleary's definitive translation of all thirty-nine books of the sutra, in addition to an advent, a thesaurus, and Cleary's translation of Li Tongxuan's seventh-century consultant to the ultimate e-book, the Gandavyuha, "Entry into the world of Reality."

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