Lotus Sutra Videos

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Lotus Sutra Videos

Postby The Cicada » Wed Apr 05, 2017 9:56 pm

A Youtuber by the screen name of "acalaacala" (can't go wrong with a name like that,) has created an online reading of the entire Lotus Sutra. He also has other Sutra readings uploaded onto his channel, including the Vimalakirti Sutra.

Playlist:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=P ... VUUTE2xrj6
First video:
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Commentary playlist:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=P ... huYE8hhsUi

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Re: Lotus Sutra Videos

Postby Boomerang » Thu Apr 06, 2017 12:40 am

Acalaacala is also collaborating with another YouTube channel that's collecting recordings of sutra recitations and adding text in English and Chinese for people to read. It's really a beautiful thing. They have don't have all of acalaacala's recitations uploaded yet, but they're getting there!

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzVfqU ... /playlists
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Re: Lotus Sutra Videos

Postby DidiDawn » Thu Apr 20, 2017 1:10 am

I've been listening to Acalaacala's recitation of the Lotus Sutra for a while, I love his voice. I don't know whether people know he has updated his original recitation of the Prof. Gene Reeves translation, which I found a bit clunky, with the BDK Tripitaka version, so thought I'd mention it. If anyone knows of a recording of the Burton Watson translation, I'd love to hear it as it has the Bodhisattva names in english.

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Re: Lotus Sutra Videos

Postby Fortyeightvows » Thu Apr 20, 2017 2:04 am

It's great! I rejoice in the merit!
I listened to both versions of the 26th chapter, in the BDK version he recites the mantras!

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Re: Lotus Sutra Videos

Postby javier.espinoza.t » Fri Apr 21, 2017 3:16 am

virtue!


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