Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra

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

This page describes “recollection of breathing (anapanusmriti)” 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.

VII. Recollection of Breathing (ānāpānusmṛti)

On recollection of inhalation and exhalation (ānāpānusmṛti) see what is said in the Tch’an king (Dhyānasūtra).[1]

Footnotes and references:


Dhyānasūtra, already cited above, p. 1024F. See below, k. 24, p. 239b8; k. 28, p. 264c25; k. 91, p. 705b6.