Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra

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

This page describes “sarvamdada-jataka” 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.

Thus king Sa-p’o-ta-to (Sarvaṃdada) chained up his own body and gave it to a brahmaṇa.

Notes on the Sarvaṃdada-jātaka:

Sarvaṃdadajātaka told above, p. 714F. Add to the references the Karuṇāpuṇḍarīka, ed. I. Yamada, II, p. 376–384.