Lankavatara Sutra

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Lankavatara Sutra (Skt. Laṅkāvatāra-sūtra; Tib. ལང་ཀར་གཤེགས་པའི་མདོ་, langkar shekpé do, Wyl. lang kar gshegs pa'i mdo), The Sutra of the Descent to Lanka is a Mahayana sutra from the Third Turning of the Wheel of Dharma.

Tibetan Text

General Sutra section, Toh 107, Derge Kangyur, vol. 49, ff.56r-191v (pp.111 -382)

English Translations

  • The Lankavatara Sutra, a Mahayana Text, translated into English from the Sanskrit by D.T. Suzuki (Boulder, CO: Prajña Press, 1978/first published London: Routledge Kegan Paul, 1932).
  • Laṅkāvatāra Sūtra: Translation and Commentary, Red Pine (Berkeley, CA: Counterpoint, 2012), translated from Chinese

French Translation

  • Shiksânanda, Soûtra de l’entrée à Lankâ (Fayard, 2006) translated from Chinese by Patrick Carré