The flower ornament scripture: a translation of the Avatamsaka sutra

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Shambhala Publications, Jun 12, 1984 - Religion - 703 pages
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A Buddhist text discusses the ten stages of enlightenment, the universal good, the qualities of the Buddha, and detachment from the world

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User Review  - jvalamala - LibraryThing

This is a devotional text of the Mahayana tradition. It is enormous, repetitive and only really appropriate for recitation by monks and nuns or people with PLENTY of time on their hands. The most ... Read full review

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This Sutra is hugeness itself. As a mathematically inclined person I am interested in the incalculable numbers the Sutra describes. In chapter 30 a list of these numbers continues in a poem that results in numbers that can only be expressed by a power tower of unspeakable height. Read full review


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