Diamond sutra

by Colin Hester

Paper Book, 1997

Status

Available

Publication

Washington, D.C. : Counterpoint, c1997.

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LibraryThing member dirkjohnson
Red Pine has done a thorough job of collating texts among Sanskrit, Chinese, and Tibetan versions, but this work is not the primary virtue of his work. The translation is very readable, and the notes and commentaries thorough, useful, and interesting.
LibraryThing member madcatnip72
I didn't really dig this translation, finding it a bit dense; much too wordy for modern sensibilities. I especially found all the variations in the honorifics for the Buddha (Arhan, Bhagavan, Sugata) confusing. Red Pine's translation is probably very authentic and in keeping with the Sanskrit or whatever language he translated from, but reading it produced the same reaction in me as if I were trying to read the King James Bible.… (more)
LibraryThing member danoomistmatiste
This gem of a treatise interpreted by Osho as only he can. Need I say more.
LibraryThing member MarcMarcMarc
Magnificent
LibraryThing member jefware
Consider worlds as numerous as grains of dust in the universe...

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