Ākāśagarbha, the Bodhisattva “Essence of Space” The sūtra is widely known in the Tibetan Buddhist community, at least by name. This. Akasagarbha Sutra – Download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read online. tibet. The Akasagarbha Sutra states: ”If a person seeks wisdom, the love and respect of all, a wonderful singing voice, the position of King or Emperor or high ranking.

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I shall examine, as a start, The Akashagarbha Sutra.

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The ultimate nature of things, or the way things are in reality, as opposed to the way they appear to non-enlightened beings.

One shining light will see illumination. Uitgave van de Koninklijke Akademie van Wetenschappen te Amsterdam, Navigation Main page Recent changes Random page Help. These means, wisdom, vigor, and sutraa liberate beings from their sufferings and cause them to generate a mind that strives for unsurpassable, perfectly complete enlightenment. They work very hard, but their redoubled efforts only end up with half results.

When this great being arrived. Some sutras have a narrative style that is conducive to relatively easy understanding, like the Saddharmapundarika. They will swiftly awaken akasafarbha and perfectly to unsurpassable, perfectly complete enlightenment. I don’t know of any Skt texts of this sutra, though. Which are the five? The wind scatters particles of dust in the sky, and tosses them around.

This page has been accessed 1, times. Harming monastics by taking away their robes, punishing, or even killing them.

Even then, not one of them would understand the field of experience, practice, or liberation of a single once-returner. Hence, he knows the mentalities and latent tendencies of the beings now present in my great assembly. With the resources at our disposal, we have tried our best to understand and translate those lines; but the clarity we have aimed for in the resulting English verses does not reflect the ambiguous nature of the Tibetan text, cryptic in many places.


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He also showed a great display of meditative concentration. In doing so, he causes his own death. I am afflicted by doubts: Once he memorized the mantra, I instructed him to recite it 1, times every day. The bright radiance of an illuminating orb of light, free of dust and dimness, akasqgarbha them even more beautiful. The mental states which cause unrest in the mind, distorting the view of reality.

These are six sense faculties and sktra outer corresponding objects.

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That brings these sentient beings to maturity. It is believed to give rise to Wisdom and creativityand dispel Ignorance.

The four elements composing the physical world: I advise this type of disciple to cultivate the ”Wisdom Dharma of Akasagarbha. The Akasagarbha Sutra states: These are the five. He will be in a state of transgression. The twelve bases of perception are divided into two groups, consisting of six inner akasagaebha six outer bases. The terms in the text are skad cig Skt. He frees them completely from their immense fear of the lower realms and establishes them on the stage of not turning away from unsurpassable, perfectly complete enlightenment.

Deceiving others, claiming one has realized the profound teachings on emptiness when one has not.

For those sentient beings who receive donations, he transforms into a container; for bodhisattvas, into a chariot. The task of translation inevitably coincides with the task of interpretation, and any translation will be only one of the possible readings of the text. People, not commercial organizations or chains of command, are what make great civilizations akaaagarbha.


The three unwholesome actions of the body killing, stealing, and sexual misconduct ; the sutrra of speech lying, divisive speech, harsh speech, and senseless speech ; and the three of the mind covetousness, ill-will, and wrong views. The light emitted by the ”pearl-like jewels” in Akasagarbha’s left hand is the ”Wisdom Fruit Light,” which increases the wisdom light of Tantric practitioners and strengthens one’s wisdom and memory.

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These methods quickly liberate beings from negative views and actions, from unwholesome intentions, from akasaarbha objects of refuge, and from a mind engaged in negativity. In this case, if the stars, the planets, the sun, and the moon are not visible, then the seconds, minutes, hours, 41 zutra, nights, seasons, and years will be imperceptible as well.

The Way of the Bodhisattva. This page was last edited on 19 Octoberat And they will eagerly practice giving, discipline, and having determination for the vows; and they will reach the higher realms. Having taken refuge in and seen these manifestations, these beings will obtain all forms of happiness, up to the happiness of abiding in the worlds of the higher realms.

Forcing monastics to give up their monastic robes and abusing akxsagarbha.

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