Laṅkāvatāra Sūtra

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The Laṅkāvatāra Sūtra recounts a teaching primarily between the Buddha and a bodhisattva named Mahāmati ("Great Wisdom"). The most important doctrine issuing from the Laṅkāvatāra Sūtra is that of the primacy of consciousness (Skt. vijñāna) and the teaching of consciousness as the only reality. In the sūtra, the Buddha asserts that all t...

Publisher's Note

Original Edition Published in London in 1932.
Based upon the Sanskrit edition of Bunyu Nanjo (1923).

Published in Internet by ©, May 2004. (Rev. 2) For free distribution only.

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 Rev. 1: May 2004: First OCR, proof-reading and HTML make-up.
 Rev. 2: Apr 2005: Minor spelling corrections. Non-diacritical version.
 Rev. 2a: Sep 2005: Minor corrections, thanks to (in progress) (Last correction 16 Jun 2008)

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