by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön | 2001 | 941,039 words
This is the English translation of the Maha-prajnaparamita-sastra (“the treatise on the great virtue of wisdom”) by Nagarjuna (c. 2nd century A.D.). The book, in the form of an encyclopedia on Buddhism, is a commentary on the Pancavimsatisahasrika Prajnaparamita (“the perfection of wisdom in five thousand lines”). Volume I describes the conditions...
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[k. 19, p. 197b] (p. 1137F)
Sūtra (cf. Pañcaviṃśati, p. 19, l. 12–15; Śatasāhasrikā, p. 56, l. 9–57, l. 10). –The bodhisattva-mahāsattva who abides in the perfection of wisdom by the method of non-abiding should, without producing them, complete perfect [the following] (Prajñāpāramitāyaṃ sthitvā bodhisattvena mahāsattvenāsthānayogenānutpādanataḥ paripūrayaitvyāḥ):
- the four foundations of mindfulness (catvāri smṛtyupasthānāni),
- the four right efforts (catvāri samyakpradhānani),
- the four bases of magical power (catvāra ṛddhipādāḥ),
- the five faculties (pañcendriyāṇi),
- the five strengths (pañca balāni),
- the seven members of enlightenment (sapta bodhyaṅgāni),
- the eight members of the Path (aṣṭāṅgamārga).