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Surangama Sutra, 2 Definition(s)

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Also called Heroic Gate Sutra. The "Sutra of the Heroic One" exercised a great influence on the development of Mahayana Buddhism in China [and neighboring countries]. It emphasizes the power of samadhi, through which enlightenment can be attained, and explains the various methods of emptiness meditation through the practice of which everyone ... can realize ... enlightenment a (Shambhala Dictionary of Buddhism and Zen.)
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