NTI Buddhist Text Reader

The Sutra of Forty-Two Sections 《四十二章經》

Translated by 迦葉摩騰共法蘭

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第 17 冊 No. 784

後漢 迦葉摩騰共法蘭譯

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Volume 17, No. 784
The Sutra of Forty-Two Sections
Translated by 迦葉摩騰共法蘭 in the Later Han in 1 scroll


Date 67 from Lancaster (Lancaster 2004, 'K 778, KS 49')
English translations: 1. Beal (1862), 2. Cleary (2005), 3. Hsüan Hua (2008)

Primary Source

迦葉摩騰共法蘭, 《四十二章經》 'The Sutra of Forty-Two Sections,' in Taishō shinshū Daizōkyō 《大正新脩大藏經》, in Takakusu Junjiro, ed., (Tokyo: Taishō Shinshū Daizōkyō Kankōkai, 1988), Vol. 17, No. 784, Accessed 2016-09-25, http://tripitaka.cbeta.org/T17n0784.


  1. Beal, S. 1862. "The Sutra of the Forty-Two Sections, from the Chinese". Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland. 19: 337-349.
  2. Cleary, J. C. 2005. Apocryphal Scriptures. Berkeley, Calif: Numata Center for Buddhist Translation and Research.
  3. Hsüan Hua, Kaśyapa Mataṅga, and Gobharana. 2008. Sutra in forty-two sections spoken by the Buddha: a general explanation. Ukiah, CA: Buddhist Text Translation Society.
  4. Lancaster, L.R. 2004, The Korean Buddhist Canon: A Descriptive Catalogue, http://www.acmuller.net/descriptive_catalogue.

Vocabulary analysis: Analysis file