Heart Sutra

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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.

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

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