by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön | 2001 | 941,039 words
This page describes “introduction (the story of shariputra)” as written by Nagarjuna in his Maha-prajnaparamita-sastra (lit. “the treatise on the great virtue of wisdom”) in the 2nd century. This book, written in five volumes, represents an encyclopedia on Buddhism as well as a commentary on the Pancavimsatisahasrika Prajnaparamita.
Footnotes and references:
Cf. Aṅguttara, I, p. 23 (= Tseng yi a han, T 125, k. 3, p. 557b): etad aggaṃ bhikkhave mama sāvakānaṃ bhikkhūnaṃ mahāpaññāṃ yadidaṃ Sāriputto.
Cf. Divyāvadāna, p. 394:
Sarvalokasya yā prajñā sthāpayitvā Tathāgatam,
Śāriputrasya prajñāyā kalāṃ nārhati ṣoḍaśīm.