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The Flower Ornament Scripture: A Translation of the Avatamsaka Sutra
Buddha sees beings always afraid Whirling in the Ocean of Birth and Death He shows them the Buddhas unexcelled way Dragon Topknot, comprehending, gives rise to joy. Flame Eyes beholds the Buddha in this way. The Buddha Body is all pervasive, equal to the cosmos. I’d say most cakes are on the smothered side, but they’re certainly still delicious. Celestial King Jewel Light Banner Fame found the door of liberation of always seeing the Buddha manifesting various forms of majestic bodies to all the leaders of the worlds.
The wind spirit Great Voice Howling Everywhere found the door of liberation annihilating the fears of all sentient beings. The Buddha cultivated practices over oceans of eons past, Praising all the Buddhas in the ten directions– Therefore clrary has a lofty, far reaching fame: Observe suyra Buddha’s teaching like so He practiced for innumerable eons And has no attachment to anything This is the entry of Pure Light. The deity eyes of light found the door ssutra liberation purifying the eyes of all sentient beings causing them to see the matrix of the cosmos.
The Garuda King Steady Pure Light found the door of Liberation fully developing knowledge of the boundless differences in sentient beings. This is the liberation of supreme banner light. The Buddha expounds for them the way to calm: Sublime Eyes can see all of this. This is the realization of the mind of Light Power. This path Universal Sound can enter.
Such is the understanding of the Brahma King Universal Sound. This is the realization of courageous wisdom. This is seen by Majestic Banner of Unimpeded Truth. Buddhas sphere of action is free from hindrance– He goes to all lands in the ten directions, everywhere showing great mystic powers– Manifesting Awesome Light has realized this. The celestial king Banner of Miraculous Displays found the door of liberation observing the thomass afflictions of clearj beings with universal compassion and wisdom.
Apr 24, Grace rated it did not like it Shelves: This is the liberation of Adorning Sounds.
This is the realization of virtue of tranquility. This immense door the World Observer enters. Furthermore, Avwtamsaka Night Spirit Pure Light of Universal Virtue found the door of Liberation of great courage and strength in the bliss of tranquil meditation.
The Asura King Skilful Magical Arts found the door of Liberation extinguishing the sufferings of all sentient beings and purifying them. In fact, just thinking that you WANT to read this sutra will instantly enlighten you. Deception avatamaska Chinese Buddhist Thinking: This is the understanding of Universal Sight.
This entry has no external links. The Ocean of Deeds is inconceivably vast– Beings suffering and happiness all come from it; All this the Buddha can show: They were like this because Vairochana Buddha in past times, over oceans of aeons, cultivating the practices of enlightening beings, had received them and taken care of them with the four saving practices of generosity, kind words, beneficial action, and cooperation, and while planting roots of goodness in the thokas of each Buddha in those eons, had already taken good care of them and had taught and developed them by various means, establishing them on the path of omnipotence, where they sewed innumerable virtues, gained great merits, and had all entered completely into the ocean of skill in liberative means and undertaking of vows.
To give peace and comfort to all sentient beings, He practiced great compassion for innumerable ages Removing all pains by various means: Buddhas Speak of wondrous sound, causing all to hear– Sentient beings, delighted, have hearts full of joy. This Enemy Destroyer realizes with Joy. The Gandharva king Tree Light found the door of liberation seeing the array of all virtues.
It is contemplated by Skillful Meditation. The Folly of Views is a dark veil Beings, deluded, eternally wander For them, Buddha opens the gate of sublime teaching Illuminating all Quarters can understand this.
Kelly Evans rated it it was amazing Dec 15, Furthermore, the celestial king Timely Portion had found the door of liberation of inspiring virtue in all sentient beings and causing them to be forever free from anxiety and torment. The Direction Spirit Array of Light Beams found the Door of Liberation destroying all barriers of darkness and producing the great light of joy and happiness.
There was parts of this book that sucked me in, into almost a trace of awareness and beauty. This Subtle Flames can Comprehend. From wherever they came, they approached the world honored one, wholeheartedly looking up to him.
The Flower Ornament Scripture: A Translation of the Avatamsaka Sutra by Thomas Cleary
Seriously, this prodigious text is one of the most fantastic reads that humans have ever created but clearly isn’t for the light-hearted or simple-minded. The pains of birth, aging, sickness, death, and grief Oppress beings without relief. They can be expounded this way for oceans of eons without ever being exhausted.
The Buddha appears in the world to save the living, Revealing the way to complete knowledge, Causing all to give up suffering, and attained peace and bliss: This is the view of Beholders Delight. The nature of reality is incomparable and has no marks. The Buddha saves sentient beings with great knowledge, Clearly understanding all of their minds And taming them with various powers: This liberation door Flower Intellect enters.
Immutable Freedom can see this. The crop spirit Physical Strength Courage and Health found the door of liberation purifying all realms by means of all round, complete teachings.
The deity Luminosity of Tree King Eyes found the door of liberation protecting agricultural work, the seeds, sprouts, stalks, et cetera, according to the season, causing it to be successfully accomplished.
Shakra sees the Buddha this way.