The Heart of Prajna Paramita Sutra
Verses without a Stand and Verse Commentary
- 4,49 €
- 4,49 €
Known as "the most recited sutra in the world," the Heart Sutra
has been chanted daily in Buddhist monasteries for over two thousand
Explicated by the Venerable Hsuan Hua, one of the foremost
Tripitaka and Chan Masters of Chinese Buddhism in the U.S., this
very heart of the larger Prajna Paramita Sutra delivers a brilliant
distillation of the concepts of emptiness and non-attachment.
A perfect introduction to Buddhist philosophy, this Sutra was translated
into English by Ronald Epstein, PhD.
Review by Midwest Book Review for the paperback version
A perfect introduction to Buddhist philosophy
The Heart of the Prajna Paramita Sutra: Verses Without A Stand and Prose Commentary offers western readers an informed and insightful commentary . . . . A perfect introduction to Buddhist philosophy, the Heart Sutra was translated into English by Ronald Epstein (a practicing Buddhist for more than 40 years and a research professor at the Institute of World Religions in Berkeley, California), this 165 page text (enhanced with superb color illustrations in its beginning) is a welcome and enthusiastically recommended addition to any personal, academic, or community library Buddhist Studies reference collection.