6 edition of The Heart Sutra found in the catalog.
August 9, 2005
by Shoemaker & Hoard
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||208|
Editorial Reviews "Kazuaki Tanahashi’s Heart Sutra: A Comprehensive Guide to the Classic of Mahayana Buddhism delivers exactly what its subtitle promises—and much more. Most books on the sutra provide expositions of the by now well-known emptiness teachings (however much those teachings continue to resist our understanding).Brand: Shambhala. The Heart Sutra was translated by a Chinese monk named Xuan Zang (AD ). He traveled all the way to India to bring back Buddhist scriptures. The Heart Sutra was his favorite, and his translation is inspired an ingenious. There are several ancient translations of the Heart Sutra, but the one done by Xuan Zang is widely believed to be the best.
The Heart Attack Sūtra: A New Commentary on the Heart Sūtra by Karl Brunnhölzl. Acclaimed translator and scholar Karl Brunnhölzl notes that several of the Buddha’s followers are said to have suffered heart attacks and died when they first heard the Heart Sutra’s assertion of the basic groundlessness of our existence—hence the title of this lucid, enjoyable commentary. The short text of The Heart Sutra is Buddhism in a nutshell. It has had the most profound and wide-reaching influence of any text in Buddhism. Its full title, Prajna Paramita Hrdaya Sutra, "The Sutra of the Heart of the Perfection of Wisdom," explains that this sutra contains the essence of the Buddha's teaching, the core of perfect enlightenment.4/5(1).
The Heart Sutra is another important Mahayana text. It is very short, only a few pages, and provides a concise summary of key Mahayana concepts. Presented as the teachings the Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara, the Heart Sutra describes the five skandhas (elements of human nature), as well as the Mahayana views of "emptiness," nirvana, and ultimate. The Heart Sutra, originally a very short set of verses, was given in privacy as a message to one of Buddha's close disciples, Sariputra, specifically addressed to him. Over time the Heart Sutra became one of Buddhism's core teachings.
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For those unfamiliar with Buddhism, the Heart Sutra is the kernel of the philosophy, and requires careful consideration to penetrate the many layers of intent. This book gives all readers background material needed to begin understanding the Sutra.
The Prajnaparamita Sutra concentrates the focus on emptiness/5(81). "Kazuaki Tanahashi’s Heart Sutra: A Comprehensive Guide to the Classic of Mahayana Buddhism delivers exactly what its subtitle promises—and much more.
Most books on the sutra provide expositions of the by now well-known emptiness teachings (however much those teachings continue to resist our understanding).Cited by: 2.
The Heart Sutra is very short, this is the ramblings of a cult leader who cannot help himself from spouting his own ignorance and ego as dogma. He denies that anyone can know him because that is impossible yet he claims to know everyone because he is one with nature.
He spends so much time using the past to make claims of what the rich/5. The Heart Sutra is the most famous of all Buddhist texts.
Thousands of commentaries and books have been written about it, but none of them like this one/5. “For all who love the Dharma, Kaz’s study of the Heart Sutra is a true boon—it serves us as introduction, history, toolbox, and treasure chest of teachings. It reads as a love story, a detective story, and yet it is a stunning scholarly resource.
The Heart Sutra is Buddhism in a nutshell. It has had the most profound and wide-reaching influence of any text in Buddhism. This short text covers more of /5(2). The radical message of the Heart Sutra, one of Buddhism's most famous texts, is a sweeping attack on everything we hold most dear; our troubles, the world as we know it, even the teachings of the Buddha himself/5(38).
The Heart Sutra book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This short gem of a book shows how distorted perceptions and disturb /5. This book is a new English translation and in-depth exposition of the Heart Sutra, a foundational work of Mahayana Buddhism and a major work of human thought on the Buddhist concept of emptiness/5.
The most famous of all Buddhist Scriptures, the Heart Sutra encompasses endless wisdom and spiritual guidance within its enigmatic 35 lines. The Heart Sutra is chanted several times daily at Mahayana Buddhist monasteries and temples throughout the world.
It is work that will reward repeated and sustained attention/5. Red Pine's translation of The Heart Sutra is an excellent guide for studying the Sutra. He provides solid background material and then moves into the Sutra, line by line, quoting from various authors over the centuries, and adding a few of his own comments.
He also references other authors for further by: 9. The Heart Sutra (in Sanskrit, Prajnaparamita Hrdaya), possibly the best known text of Mahayana Buddhism, is said to be the pure distillation of wisdom (prajna).
The Heart Sutra is also among the shortest of sutras. An English translation can easily be printed on one side of a.
On 11th September Thay completed a profound and beautiful new English translation of the Heart Sutra, one of the most important sutras in Mahayana Buddhism. This new English translation is based on the new Vietnamese translation that Thay began working on three weeks ago at the European Institute of Applied Buddhism in Germany.
Renowned for its terse declaration of the perfection of wisdom, the Heart Sutra is the most famous of Buddhist scriptures. The author draws on previously. The Heart Sutra and Beyond includes The Heart Sutra in Chinese by Xuánzàng and a refreshing translation into English by Dr.
Kwan-yuk Claire Sit. The main theme and purpose of the book is to show how one may practice the perfection of wisdom. The Heart Sutra is an enigma—a millennium-old enigma that is yet to be solved. In this first lesson of the course, Kaz and Roshi introduce their translation of the Heart Sutra and begin to unpack the enigma.
You will have an opportunity to chant the sutra and consider your own first encounter with this scripture. Lesson 2 Heart / Wisdom. The Heart Sutra is Buddhism in a nutshell.
It has had the most profound and wide-reaching influence of any text in Buddhism. This short text covers more of the Buddha’s teachings than any other scripture, and it does so without being superficial or hurried.
Although the original author is unknown, he was clearly someone with a deep realization of the 4/5(1). The Heart Sutra is the most widely known sutra of the Mahayana tradition of Tibetan Buddhism.
It is part of the Prajnaparamita Sutras, which is a collection of about 40 sutras composed between BCE and Heart Sutra is a presentation of profound wisdom on the nature of emptiness.
Catalan. PDF Version; Chinese. PDF Version (including “Extensive Dispelling of. Book Overview The Heart Sutra is Buddhism in a nutshell. It has had the most profound and wide-reaching influence of any text in Buddhism. This short text covers more of the Buddha's teachings than any other scripture, and it does so without being superficial or hurried.5/5(5).
At the core of this book is the Heart of Prajna Paramita Sutra itself. In English a mere sixteen sentences, and a mere characters in Chinese, the Heart Sutra, as it is called in brief, is nothing less than a summation of the wisdom of the Buddha.
It distills perfectly the teaching of non-attachment, which is theFile Size: 1MB. The Heart Sutra is Buddhism in a nutshell. It has had the most profound and wide-reaching influence of any text in Buddhism. This short text covers more of the Buddhas teachings than any other scripture, and it does so without being superficial or hurried.
Although the original Brand: Counterpoint Press.About The Book For more than two thousand years, the Heart Sutra has been part of the daily life of millions of Buddhists. This concise text, so rich and laden with meaning, concentrates the very heart of Buddhism into a powerful and evocative teaching on the interdependence of all ed on: J "A masterwork of loving and meticulous scholarship, Kaz Tanahashi’s Heart Sutra is a living, breathing, deeply personal celebration of a beloved text, which all readers—Buddhists and non-Buddhists, newcomers to the teaching and seasoned scholars alike—will cherish throughout time." —Ruth Ozeki, author of A Tale for the Time Being "Tanahashi’s book on the Heart Sutra .