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Secret Solemnity Sutra

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Secret Solemnity Sutra
密厳経 (Chin Mi-yen-ching; Jpn Mitsugon-gyo )

    A Mahayana sutra that depicts the Pure Land of Secret Solemnity, a world of bodhisattvas who have overcome the illusions of the threefold world. Its full title is the Mahayana Secret Solemnity Sutra. The sutra teaches that all phenomena originate from the alaya -consciousness, which it equates with the matrix of the Thus Come One (Skt tathagata-garbha ), or potential for Buddhahood. It also asserts that one must awaken to the alaya -consciousness in order to be reborn in the Pure Land of Secret Solemnity. Two Chinese versions exist, one translated by Divakara in the late seventh century and the other by Pu-k'ung (Amoghavajra) in 765. A Tibetan translation also exists.

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