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Maha Prajna Paramita Sutra, aka: Maha Panna Paramita Sutra, Maha Prajnaparamita Sutra, Maha Pannaparamita Sutra; 1 Definition(s)

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The Sutra was delivered by Shakyamuni in four places at sixteen assemblies. It consists of 600 volumes as translated by Hsuan tsang. It is the fundamental philosophical work of the Mahayana Buddhism, the formulation of wisdom, which is the sixth paramita.
Added: 27.Sep.2008 | Buddhist Door: Glossary
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