Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra

by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön | 2001 | 940,961 words

This page describes “preliminary note on the eight recollections” 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.

Preliminary note on the Eight Recollections

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The tenth class of supplementary dharmas to be fulfilled (paripūrayitavya) by the bodhisattva is made up of the eight recollections (anusmṛti, in Pāli, anussati).