The Sutra of Forty-Two Sections 四十二章經

Translated by 迦葉摩騰共法蘭


第 17 冊 No. 784 四十二章經 後漢 迦葉摩騰共法蘭譯 共 1 卷
Volume 17, No. 784, The Sutra of Forty-Two Sections, Translated by Kaśyapa Mataṅga and Gobharana in the Later Han in 1 scroll


Date 67 from Lancaster (2004, 'K 778, KS 49')

English translations

  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. Heng-ching Shih 2005, “The Sutra of Forty-two Sections,” In: Cleary, J. C., Apocryphal Scriptures, Berkeley, Calif: Numata Center for Buddhist Translation and Research,, pp. 27-44.
  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.

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,


  1. Lancaster 2004, s.v. K 778, KS 49.

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