English Mahayana Sutras

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English Mahayana Sutras

Postby Christopherxx » Wed Aug 06, 2014 10:54 pm

Where in the world does everyone find the English versions of sutras like the heart, lotus, etc. I would love to read more on these but can never find the full copies in English. Are there any translators like Ven. Bodhi working on the Mahayana side?

Links please :)

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Re: English Mahayana Sutras

Postby Nicholas Weeks » Wed Aug 06, 2014 11:40 pm

There is this thing called Google search - try using 'mahayana sutras online'
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Re: English Mahayana Sutras

Postby supermaxv » Wed Aug 06, 2014 11:56 pm

I'm confused. Christopherxx, are you saying that you can't find an English translation of the Heart Sutra?

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Re: English Mahayana Sutras

Postby Johnny Dangerous » Thu Aug 07, 2014 1:02 am

Christopherxx wrote:Where in the world does everyone find the English versions of sutras like the heart, lotus, etc. I would love to read more on these but can never find the full copies in English. Are there any translators like Ven. Bodhi working on the Mahayana side?

Links please :)



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Re: English Mahayana Sutras

Postby Christopherxx » Thu Aug 07, 2014 4:15 am

Thanks guys I appreciate it. I'm not sure why but when I was looking it up I just wasn't getting the same results (hopefully that answers wills question).

Definitely appreciate the time and resources :)

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Re: English Mahayana Sutras

Postby DGA » Thu Aug 07, 2014 1:59 pm

Christopherxx wrote:Where in the world does everyone find the English versions of sutras like the heart, lotus, etc. I would love to read more on these but can never find the full copies in English. Are there any translators like Ven. Bodhi working on the Mahayana side?

Links please :)


Your local bookstore is a good place to start.

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Re: English Mahayana Sutras

Postby Grigoris » Thu Aug 07, 2014 4:41 pm

"My religion is not deceiving myself."
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Re: English Mahayana Sutras

Postby Christopherxx » Thu Aug 07, 2014 8:02 pm

Thanks Sherab Dorje :)


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