The Large Sutra on Perfect Wisdom: With the Divisions of the Abhisamayalankara (Center for South and Southeast Asia Studies, UC Berkeley)

The Large Sutra on Perfect Wisdom: With the Divisions of the Abhisamayalankara (Center for South and Southeast Asia Studies, UC Berkeley)


Some 2000 years in the past Buddhism skilled a massive reformation via a stream known as the Mahayana, or "Great Vehicle," which ruled spiritual via in a lot of Asia for plenty of centuries and nonetheless exerts massive impact. the elemental Mahayana texts, sermons ascribed to the Buddha and referred to as "sutras" in Sanskrit, mentioned the "perfect wisdom." The "Large Sutra on ideal knowledge" took form among 50 and 2000 A.D. in southern India in the course of some of the most momentous outbursts of spiritual creativity in human history.

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