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金刚般若波罗蜜经     Jīngāng Bōrěbōluómì Jīng     Prajnaparamita Diamond Sutra / Prajñāpāramitā Diamond Sūtra / Diamond Sutra / Vajracchedikāprajñāpāramitāsūtra

Traditional: 金剛般若波羅蜜經
Grammar: Proper Noun
Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: vajracchedikāprajñāpāramitāsūtra, there are a number of translations of the Diamond Sūtra in the Chinese Buddhist Canon: (1) T 235 by Kumārajīva 鳩摩羅什 in 401, (2) two recensions T 236a and T 236b by Bodhiruci 菩提流支 in 509, (3) T 237 by Paramārtha 真諦 558-569, (4) T 238 by Dharmagupta 笈多 in the Sui, and (5) T 239 by Yi Jing 義淨 703 (KDC 13, 14, 15, 17).
Related: 金刚经(Abbreviation)、金刚能断般若波罗蜜经(Also known as)、金刚般若波罗蜜多经(Also known as)
Concept: 经 Sutra
Parent concept: 大乘佛教 (Mahāyāna Buddhism)
Topic: Buddhism

Other senses of the word: 金刚般若波罗蜜经

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