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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Uttering their names, they disparage, abuse, and speak badly of them, praising themselves instead. Solving them would entail a separate research project, well beyond the scope of the present translation work. They dutra swiftly awaken entirely and perfectly to unsurpassable, perfectly complete enlightenment. The Treasury of Knowledge. Moreover, since they dedicate all the roots of virtue to enlightenment, they will never turn away from attaining the state of unsurpassable, perfectly complete enlightenment.

In the process of trying to reconstruct their most correct Sanskrit reading, we faced many problems despite the assistance of a Sanskrit expert. A person belonging to the highly respected priestly caste of classical Indian society.

See also Sachau To those beings who in the past revered the brahmins, this son of noble family will show himself in the form of a brahmin. For some beings he will manifest in the form, attire, and conduct of a monk, for others in various other akasagafbha and attires, including that of a girl, and he will teach the Dharma.

These are six sense faculties and six outer corresponding objects. But what precisely are those negative actions that are to be disclosed by the followers of the Buddha? 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. He knows the secret meaning of everything and saves all sentient beings with great compassion. On his crown akasagarrbha was a precious jewel. Essential for the purification of the mind, it forms the third part of the seven-limbed practice Tib.


The stars and the earth element, water element, fire element, and air element also became invisible to their eyes. However many immature, ordinary beings there may be, not one of them understands the field of experience, practice, or liberation of a stream-enterer. Allumfassende Liebe und Weisheit: As both translations were produced around the same time, they were akaeagarbha prepared independently from each other, or the former represents some kind of heavily revised edition of the latter.

He is a Buddha who bestows Wisdom through Enlightenment. Yes and that does most westerners no good, Namdrol. The Wisdom Seed of Akasagarbha.

And where, with wisdom, sentient beings are established. That method alone has akasagarbna power to bring billions of billions of beings to complete maturity. He also teaches the methods that allow beings to swiftly gain control over their own minds and abide in profound tolerance.

I was once approached by a person who prostrated on the ground for three days. That is to say, in the thirty-seven factors conducive to enlightenment see glossary. Uitgave van de Koninklijke Akademie van Wetenschappen te Amsterdam, He wanted me to transmit the Vajrayana teachings to him. This is the fifth root transgression for beginner bodhisattvas.

Space is also non-obstructible due to its omnipresence and its eternal nature.

Akashagarbha Sutra ? – Dharma Wheel

Son of noble family, what do you think: Supremely powerful one, I am worn out by suffering. Indeed, the sentient beings assembled there could not even see themselves, or each other. It is not afflicted, nor deluded, and is naturally pristine.

The bright radiance of an illuminating orb of light, free of dust and dimness, made them even more beautiful. Afterwards, one should pay special attention to days when there is either a solar or lunar eclipse.


What are these five? They illuminate the world and show the way, liberating akasagarbhz from the realm of karma and afflictions and placing them on the path leading beyond sorrow.

However, ignoring the tree with its fine aroma and delicious fruit, he climbs instead a poisonous tree bearing fruit akasagarbna of taste, and eats its poisonous fruit. Who is online Users browsing this forum: This, akawagarbha, is the sixth root transgression for beginner bodhisattvas. The body is described as radiant; the speech is clear and unconfused; and the mind is brilliant, serene, peaceful, and compassionate.

Their energy, vigor, and great determination will become the great enthusiasm and determination needed to bring the six perfections to complete perfection.

Akashagarbha Sutra

They were free of mental afflictions, their minds were very calm, inclined to every kind of virtue, and their faith in the Three Jewels deepened. This could also be a house priest. He manifested melodies sung by the glorious gandharvas; [F.

Views Read View source View history. Except when their lives are naturally exhausted, no one—neither humans nor non-humans—will be able to rob them of their life force. One should never expect to be able to pick up a sutra in English, for example, and immediately understand what it means. Establishing the mind in loving kindness for all sentient beings, they should then utter these words: EnIndPh 9,I guess that’s what you cited above, huh? They will reprimand themselves and disclose, give up, and relinquish negative actions.