Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra

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

This page describes “obtaining the five ‘eyes’” 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.

Part 6 - Obtaining the five ‘eyes’

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Sūtra (cf. Pañcaviṃśati, p. 30, l. 3–5; Śatasāhasrikā, p. 96, l. 11–20). – Furthermore, O Śāriputra, the bodhisattva-mahāsattva who wishes to obtain the five eyes must practice the perfection of wisdom (Punar aparaṃ Śāriputra bodhisattvena mahāsattvena pañca cakṣūṃṣi niṣpādayitukāmena prajñāpāramitāyāṃ śikṣitavyam).

Śāstra. –