Kṣitigarbha Bodhisattva Pūrvapraṇidhāna Sūtra

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pael
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Kṣitigarbha Bodhisattva Pūrvapraṇidhāna Sūtra

Post by pael » Tue Jun 30, 2015 12:41 pm

Is Kṣitigarbha Bodhisattva Pūrvapraṇidhāna Sūtra in Tibetan Canon?
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Re: Kṣitigarbha Bodhisattva Pūrvapraṇidhāna Sūtra

Post by goldenlight » Tue Jun 30, 2015 5:26 pm

pael wrote:Is Kṣitigarbha Bodhisattva Pūrvapraṇidhāna Sūtra in Tibetan Canon?
It is an important Sutra in the Chinese Mahayana Tradition,The Sanskrit original is lost. :namaste: :buddha1:

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Re: Kṣitigarbha Bodhisattva Pūrvapraṇidhāna Sūtra

Post by jmlee369 » Sat Jul 04, 2015 4:04 am

I have a suspicion that it is not part of the Tibetan canon, since the Ksitigarbha references that I have seen from Tibetan teachers tend to cite the Mahayana Mahasamnipata Ksitigarbha Dasacakra Sutra, known as 大乘大集地藏十輪經 in Chinese (often shortened to 地藏十輪經).

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Re: Kṣitigarbha Bodhisattva Pūrvapraṇidhāna Sūtra

Post by Motova » Mon Jul 09, 2018 6:54 pm

pael wrote:
Tue Jun 30, 2015 12:41 pm
Is Kṣitigarbha Bodhisattva Pūrvapraṇidhāna Sūtra in Tibetan Canon?
Bump.
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The four means of converting beings to the Dharma are generosity (which itself as four aspects: giving material gifts, conferring fearlessness, loving kindness and teaching Dharma), pleasant speech, conduct and setting an example.

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Re: Kṣitigarbha Bodhisattva Pūrvapraṇidhāna Sūtra

Post by Sentient Light » Tue Jul 10, 2018 4:36 pm

Motova wrote:
Mon Jul 09, 2018 6:54 pm
pael wrote:
Tue Jun 30, 2015 12:41 pm
Is Kṣitigarbha Bodhisattva Pūrvapraṇidhāna Sūtra in Tibetan Canon?
Bump.
No.

But it should be noted that the first evidence of Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva belief in the archaeological record appears in the 4th century CE, some three hundred years prior to the 7th century Chinese translation.
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Re: Kṣitigarbha Bodhisattva Pūrvapraṇidhāna Sūtra

Post by crazy-man » Tue Jul 10, 2018 4:48 pm

Kangyur
sūtra / mdo sde
daśacakra-kṣitigarbha-nāma-mahāyāna-sūtra
http://databases.aibs.columbia.edu/inde ... ll=kangyur
tantra / rgyud
ārya-kṣitigarbha-aṣṭottaraśataka-nāma-dhāraṇī-mantra-sahita
http://databases.aibs.columbia.edu/inde ... ll=kangyur
Some scholars suspected that instead of being translated, this text may have originated in China since no Sanskrit manuscripts of this text have been found.(Buswell 1990, p. 178) Part of the reason for suspicion is that the text advocates filial piety, which was stereotypically associated with Chinese culture. Since then, other scholars such as Gregory Schopen have pointed out that Indian Buddhism also had traditions of filial piety. (Schopen 1984) Currently there is no clear evidence indicating either an Indian or Chinese origin for the text.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/K%E1%B9%A ... S%C5%ABtra

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