King of Vows

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King of Vows

Post by Nicholas Weeks » Thu Feb 07, 2013 2:20 am

This short, yet powerfully uplifting text is found at the end of the Avatamsaka Sutra. Here is a very good, short commentary by Lochen Dharmashri (17th cent.) that I just discovered.

The Gate of Entry into the Limitless Activities of the Supreme Noble Ones. The commentary is only 30 pages or so; 2nd printing of 2012; tr. by Khenpo Gawang Rinpoche & Gerry Wiener

I suppose there are other English commentaries in print, but I cannot think of one.
It is not a matter of achieving Bodhi or attaining Buddhahood. Rather, you yourself become aware that your own mind has always been fully enlightened.

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Re: King of Vows

Post by Nicholas Weeks » Wed Mar 01, 2017 5:13 am

Here is an online one: http://kalachakranet.org/teachings/com- ... 06-ltr.pdf

Who the commentator is, Jang Lung Pandita, I do not know.

Also I forgot that Master Hua, in his Avatamsaka Sutra commentary does cover these verses.
It is not a matter of achieving Bodhi or attaining Buddhahood. Rather, you yourself become aware that your own mind has always been fully enlightened.

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Re: King of Vows

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Re: King of Vows

Post by crazy-man » Sun Mar 05, 2017 10:51 am

Who the commentator is, Jang Lung Pandita, I do not know.
Jang-lung Arya Pandita Nga-wang-lo-sang-ten-pay-gyel-tsen (lcang lung arya pandi ta ngag dbang blo bzang bstan pa'i rgyal mtshan, 1770-1845)

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