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The Taittiriya Upanishad is one of the older, "primary" Upanishads, part of the Yajur Veda. It says that the highest goal is to know the Brahman, for that is truth. It is divided into three sections, 1) the Siksha Valli,...
[1903]translated by A. Mahadeva Sastri
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by Andrew Lang [1907]
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It is said by those who ought to understand such things, that the good people, or the fairies, are some of the angels who were turned out of heaven, and who landed on their feet in this world, while the rest of their companions, w...
by Thomas Crofton Croker [1825]
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The Mppś is a commentary on the Pañcaviṃśatisāhasrikā Prajñāpāramitā (“The Perfection of Wisdom in Five Thousand Lines”). In volume V, the bodhisattva of the PPS continues to adorn his future buddha-field by form...
by Nāgārjuna [2001]; translated by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön
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The Laṅkāvatāra Sūtra recounts a teaching primarily between the Buddha and a bodhisattva named Mahāmati ("Great Wisdom"). The most important doctrine issuing from the Laṅkāvatāra Sūtra is that of the prima...
translated by Daisetz Teitaro Suzuki
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