Shiyi Xiang Sinian Rulai Jing (Maitrībhāvanāsūtra / Mettā Sutta) 十一想思念如來經

Translated by Guṇabhadra in 1 scroll


佛說十一想思念如來經 劉宋 求那跋陀羅譯 共 1 卷 Shiyi Xiang Sinian Rulai Jing (Maitrībhāvanāsūtra / Mettā Sutta) Translated by Guṇabhadra in the Liu Song in 1 scroll


Sanskrit title, relation to the Pāli Canon, and date 435-443 from Lancaster (Lancaster 2004, 'K 756') English translations: From the Pāli (Bodhi, 2012; Thanissaro, 1997)

Primary Source

Guṇabhadra, trans., 《佛說十一想思念如來經》 'Shiyi Xiang Sinian Rulai Jing (Maitrībhāvanāsūtra / Mettā Sutta),' in Taishō shinshū Daizōkyō 《大正新脩大藏經》, in Takakusu Junjiro, ed., (Tokyo: Taishō Shinshū Daizōkyō Kankōkai, 1988), Vol. 2, No. 138, Accessed 2016-07-05,


  1. Bodhi, 2012. The Numerical Discourses of the Buddha: A Complete Translation of the Anguttara Nikaya. Simon and Schuster.
  2. Lancaster, L.R. 2004 The Korean Buddhist Canon: A Descriptive Catalogue,
  3. Thanissaro, 1997. "Metta (Mettanisamsa) Sutta: Good Will" (AN 11.16) Access to Insight (Legacy Edition),

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