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Perfection of Wisdom Sutra in Eight Thousand Lines

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[[Image:Prajnaparamita.jpg|thumb|The goddess Prajñaparamita)] Perfection of Wisdom Sutra in Eight Thousand Lines (Skt. Aṣṭasāhasrikā Prajñāpāramitā), consisting of 32 chapters, is, according to scholars, the earliest of the Perfection of Wisdom sutras. Its popular verse summary is known as the Verse Summary of the Prajnaparamita.

Commentaries

Indian

Famous Quotations

སེམས་ལ་སེམས་མ་མཆིས་ཏེ། །
སེམས་ཀྱི་རང་བཞིན་ནི་འོད་གསལ་བའོ། །[1]

The mind is devoid of mind,
For the nature of mind is clear light.

Śākyamuni, Eight Thousand Verse Prajñāparamitā

Translations

  • Edward Conze, Perfection of Wisdom in 8,000 Lines and its Verse Summary, (1958)

Further Reading

  • Edward Conze, The Prajñāpāramitā Literature (1960)

Footnotes

  1. Although the paraphrase has become the standard, the actual quotation in the text reads:
    འདི་ལྟར་སེམས་དེ་ནི་སེམས་མ་མཆིས་པ་སྟེ། །
    སེམས་ཀྱི་རང་བཞིན་ནི་འོད་གསལ་བ་ལགས་སོ། །

Source

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