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Sutra

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[[Image:Dharma.JPG|frame|Texts from the Longchen Nyingtik Field of merit)] Sutra (Skt. sūtra; Tib. མདོ་, do; Wyl. mdo) — the Sanskrit literally means ‘something that was heard from someone else’ and usually connotes ‘a discourse’.

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sutra; An aphorism; a thread of suggestive words or phrases summarizing religious and philosophical instruction. In buddhism, it refers to a discourse by the Buddha or one of his major disciples. The Sutra collection is one of the three divisions of the Buddhist scriptures.

see also; Sūtra

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