Sutra on the Wise and Foolish (Damamūka) 賢愚經

Translated by Hui Jue in 13 scrolls


賢愚經 元魏 慧覺等譯 共 13 卷 Sutra on the Wise and Foolish (Xianyu Jing) Translated by Hui Jue in 13 scrolls in the Yuan Wei

Other Titles



Sanskrit title and date 445 from Lancaster (Lancaster 2004, 'K 983').

English translations

  1. Brown, W. 1978, “From Sutra to Pien-wen: A Study of 'Sudatta Erects a Monastery' and the Hsiang-mo Pien-wen,” Tamkang Review, 9(1), pp.67-88. Partial.
  2. Li, C., 2019 Challenging the Buddha’s Authority: a Narrative Perspective of Power Dynamics between the Buddha and his Disciples, Doctoral dissertation, PhD Dissertation. Universiteit Leiden. Partial.
  3. Mair, V.H., 1993, The linguistic and textual antecedents of The Sūtra of the Wise and the Foolish, Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, University of Pennsylvania. Partial.

Primary Source

Hui Jue, trans., 《賢愚經》 'Xian Yu Jing (Damamūka),' in Taishō shinshū Daizōkyō 《大正新脩大藏經》, in Takakusu Junjiro, ed., (Tokyo: Taishō Shinshū Daizōkyō Kankōkai, 1988), Vol. 4, No. 202, Accessed 2016-07-04,


  1. Boucher 2008, pp. 31-33.
  2. FGDB, s.v. 賢愚經.
  3. Lancaster 2004, 'K 983'.

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