Bodhisattvabhūmi (Pusa Xing Chi Jing) 菩薩地持經

Translated by Dharmakṣema


第 30 冊 No. 1581 菩薩地持經 北涼 曇無讖譯 共 10 卷 Volume 30, No. 1581; Bodhisattvabhūmi (Pusa Xing Chi Jing); Translated by Dharmakṣema in the Northern Liang in 10 scrolls

Other Titles

Sutra on Bodhisattva Stages; The Bodhisattava Path to Unsurpassed Enlightenment


Sanskrit title and date 414-426 from Lancaster (Lancaster 2004, 'K 523'). The Tibetan version of the text is elsewhere attributed to Asaṅga.

English Translations



Asanga and Artemus B. Engle (tr.) 2016, The Bodhisattva Path to Unsurpassed Enlightenment: A Complete Translation of the Bodhisattvabhumi, United States: Shambhala. From the Tibetan.

Primary Source

Dharmakṣema, 《菩薩地持經》 'Bodhisattvabhūmi (Pusa Xing Chi Jing),' in Taishō shinshū Daizōkyō 《大正新脩大藏經》, in Takakusu Junjiro, ed., (Tokyo: Taishō Shinshū Daizōkyō Kankōkai, 1988), Vol. 30, No. 1581, Accessed 2016-10-17,


  1. Buswell and Lopez, s.v. Bodhisattvabhūmi.
  2. FGDB, s.v. 菩薩地持經.
  3. Lancaster 2004, 'K 523'.

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