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
Product Attributes
Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 1643
Publisher Shambhala Publications
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