The Mahāyāna Mahāparinirvāṇa Sūtra is one of the major sutras of Mahāyāna Buddhism. Its main teachings centre on the eternity of the Buddha, the reality of the True Self, and the presence of the Buddha-dhatu (Buddha Nature) in all beings. Simple name: Nirvāṇa Sūtra....
“all Sutras lead to the Mahaparinirvana Sutra”
The following is a near-complete English translation (lacking only the epilogue of the sutra) of the "Southern Edition" of Dharmakshema's Chinese version of the Mahayana Mahaparinirvana Sutra. It was translated into English by the remarkably dedicated and devoted Japanese "Jodo Shinshu" Buddhist, Kosho Yamamoto