The Flower Ornament Scripture/a Translation of the Avatamsaka Sutra (Hardcover)

Author: Cleary, Thomas

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Known in Chinese as "Hua-yen" and in Japanese as "Kegon-kyo," the "Avatamsaka Sutra, " or "Flower Ornament Scripture, " is held in the highest regard and studied by Buddhists of all traditions. Through its structure and symbolism, as well as through its concisely stated principles, it conveys a vast range of Buddhist teachings.
This one-volume edition contains Thomas Cleary''s definitive translation of all thirty-nine books of the sutra, along with an introduction, a glossary, and Cleary''s translation of Li Tongxuan''s seventh-century guide to the final book, the "Gandavyuha," "Entry into the Realm of Reality."

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Publisher Random House Inc
Mfg Part# 9780877739401
SKU 30215896
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0877739404
Release Date 8/1/1993
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Dimensions (in Inches) 9.5H x 6.5L x 2.25T
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Editors Note Known in Chinese as Hua-yen and in Japanese as Kegon-kyo, the Avatamsaka Sutra, or Flower Ornament Scripture, is held in the highest regard and studied by Buddhists of all traditions. Through its structure and symbolism, as well as through its concisely stated principles, it conveys a vast range of Buddhist teachings. This one-volume edition contains Thomas Cleary's definitive translation of all thirty-nine books of the sutra, along with an introduction, a glossary, and Cleary's translation of Li Tongxuan's seventh-century guide to the final book, the Gandavyuha, "Entry into the Realm of Reality."
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Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 1643
Publisher Shambhala Publications
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