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Sukhāvatīvyūhasūtra / The Amitabha Sutra / The Smaller Sutra on Amitāyus 《阿彌陀經》

Translated by Kumārajīva

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第 12 冊 No. 0366

佛說阿彌陀經
姚秦 鳩摩羅什譯

共 1 卷

Volume 12, No. 366
Sukhāvatīvyūhasūtra / The Amitabha Sutra / The Smaller Sutra on Amitāyus
Translated by Kumārajīva in the Later Qin in 1 scroll(s)

Notes


This is the most popular Pureland sūtra.

Sanskrit title and date 402 from Lancaster (Lancaster 2004, 'K 192')

English translations: (1) Hsing Yun, Amy Lam (trans.), and Susan Tidwell (trans.), 1998. (2) Inagaki and Stewart, 1995.

Primary Source


Kumārajīva, 《阿彌陀經》 'Sukhāvatīvyūhasūtra / The Amitabha Sutra / The Smaller Sutra on Amitāyus,' in Taishō shinshū Daizōkyō 《大正新脩大藏經》, in Takakusu Junjiro, ed., (Tokyo: Taishō Shinshū Daizōkyō Kankōkai, 1988), Vol. 12, No. 366, Accessed 2016-09-06, http://tripitaka.cbeta.org/T12n0366.

References


  1. Hsing Yun, Amy Lam (trans.), and Susan Tidwell (trans.), 1998. The Amitabha sutra and the Pure land school of Buddhism, Hacienda Heights, CA: Buddha's light international Association.
  2. Inagaki, Hisao, and Harold Stewart, 1995. The three Pure Land sutras. Berkeley, CA: Numata Center for Buddhist Translation and Research.
  3. Lancaster, L.R. 2004, The Korean Buddhist Canon: A Descriptive Catalogue, http://www.acmuller.net/descriptive_catalogue.

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