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The '''nine similes of illusion''' occur in this verse from the [[Diamond Cutter Sutra]]:
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The '''nine similes of illusion''' occur in this verse from the ''[[Diamond Cutter Sutra]]'':
  
 
:Like a star, hallucination, candle,
 
:Like a star, hallucination, candle,
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==Further Reading==
 
==Further Reading==
*‘The Light of Wisdom’ Volume 1. Root text by [[Padmasambhava]] and commentary by [[Jamgön Kongtrül]] the Great. Published by Shambhala Publications ISBN 0-87773-566-2. pp.140-141. See also note 277 page 274 for an explanation of the quotation.
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*''The Light of Wisdom Volume 1''. Root text by [[Padmasambhava]] and commentary by [[Jamgön Kongtrül]] the Great. Published by Shambhala Publications ISBN 0-87773-566-2. pp.140-141. See also note 277 page 274 for an explanation of the quotation.
  
 
[[Category:Enumerations]]
 
[[Category:Enumerations]]
 
[[Category:09-Nine]]
 
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Revision as of 12:15, 15 May 2011

The nine similes of illusion occur in this verse from the Diamond Cutter Sutra:

Like a star, hallucination, candle,
Magical illusion, dewdrop, bubble,
Dream, lightning, or a cloud—
Know all compounded phenomena to be like this.[1]

Notes

Further Reading

  • The Light of Wisdom Volume 1. Root text by Padmasambhava and commentary by Jamgön Kongtrül the Great. Published by Shambhala Publications ISBN 0-87773-566-2. pp.140-141. See also note 277 page 274 for an explanation of the quotation.