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By Daisetz Teitaro Suzuki

The writer has tremendously helped the reader to realize this scripture through explaining the most rules within the Lankavatara Sutra. He tells the way to research this scripture, compares it with the preferred Zen Buddhist, discusses such standard and demanding doctrines as 'Mind-Only', the Triple physique of the Buddha and lots of monor subject matters.

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This is known as Eight Knowledge. 8. When one, realising this, rightfully understands it, neither as discontinuous nor permanent, he becomes free from Discrimination, conforming himself to the superior wisdom in his inmost consciousness, which is a state other than that attained by the philosophers and is not the attainment of the Sravakas and Pratyekabuddhas. This is Eight Knowledge. 9. O Mahamati, in these five Dharmas (categories), the three Svabhavas, the eight Vijiianas, and the two Nairatmyas, all the Buddha-teachings are wholly included.

As the title indicates, it is composed entirely of gathas. In the Sanskrit there are 884 couplets 1 taking up about one fourth of the whole text. Of these over 200 are found in the main text itself; therefore, about 680 gathas are newly-added ones. In &ikshananda these repetitions are systematically excluded from its gatha chapter, while in Bodhiruci everything is thrown in and with something more. There are 890 quatrains in Bodhiruci and 656 in Sikshananda, showing the relative amount of stanzas in each, as four Chinese lines are generally equivalent to one Sanskrit stanza.

Juntaro Ishihama's article on f£/j$ (Fa-chang) and Prof. 5# (Chinese Studies), Vol. I l l , No. 5; and also Prof. Haneda's Notes in The Chinese MSS Excavated at Tun-huang, Vol. I. H LANKAVATAEA SUTRA above as a great translator of the Buddhist texts in the Kanjur, and among the Chinese Buddhist sutras excavated at Tun-huang there are about ten works bearing his name as translator. He was a great Tibetan scholar flourishing in the first part of the ninth century and did most of his^work at Hsiu-ta Ssu in Kan-chou ( # i m » f ^ ^ # ) and Yung-t'ang Ssu in Sha-chou (&M • j k !

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