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'''Heart Sutra''' (Skt. ''prajnaparamita hridaya''; Tib. ''shes rab kyi pha rol tu phyin pa'i snying po'') - the most popular [[sutra]] of the [[prajñaparamita]] collection and indeed of the [[mahayana]] as a whole.
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'''Heart Sutra''' (Skt. ''prajñāpāramitā hṛdaya''; Tib. ''shes rab kyi pha rol tu phyin pa'i snying po'') - the most popular [[sutra]] of the [[prajñaparamita]] collection and indeed of the [[mahayana]] as a whole.
  
 
==Teachings on the Heart Sutra==
 
==Teachings on the Heart Sutra==

Revision as of 07:12, 20 June 2009

Heart Sutra (Skt. prajñāpāramitā hṛdaya; Tib. shes rab kyi pha rol tu phyin pa'i snying po) - the most popular sutra of the prajñaparamita collection and indeed of the mahayana as a whole.

Teachings on the Heart Sutra

Over the years, the Rigpa Sangha has received many teachings on the Heart Sutra, including the following:

Further Reading

  • Donald S. Lopez, The Heart Sutra Explained: Indian and Tibetan Commentaries', SUNY
  • The Dalai Lama, Essence of the Heart Sutra, Wisdom Publications, 2002 (Includes a commentary by Jamyang Gawé Lodrö 1429-1503)
  • Thich Nhat Hanh, The Heart of Understanding: Commentaries on the Prajnaparamita Heart Sutra

External Links