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'''Perfection of Wisdom Sutra in Eight Thousand Lines''' (Skt. ''Aṣṭasāhasrikā Prajñāpāramitā''), consisting of 32 chapters, is, according to scholars, the earliest of the [[Prajnaparamita|Perfection of Wisdom]] [[sutra]]s. Its popular verse summary is known as the ''[[Verse Summary of the Prajnaparamita]]''.  
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'''Perfection of Wisdom Sutra in Eight Thousand Lines''' (Skt. ''Aṣṭasāhasrikā Prajñāpāramitā''; Tib. ཤེར་ཕྱིན་བརྒྱད་སྟོང་པ་, [[Wyl.]] ''sher phyin brgyad stong pa''), consisting of 32 chapters, is, according to scholars, the earliest of the [[Prajnaparamita]] [[sutra]]s. Its popular verse summary is known as the ''[[Verse Summary of the Prajnaparamita]]''.  
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==Text==
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*Tibetan text: [[Kangyur]], [[Toh]] 12
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**English translation: Edward Conze, ''Perfection of Wisdom in 8,000 Lines and its Verse Summary'', (1958)
  
 
==Commentaries==
 
==Commentaries==
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*[[Abhayakaragupta]], ''Moonlight of Points (Marmakaumudi)''
 
*[[Abhayakaragupta]], ''Moonlight of Points (Marmakaumudi)''
  
===Tibetan===
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==Famous Quotations==
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{{:Quotations: Prajnaparamita in Eight Thousand Verses}}
  
==Translations==
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==References==
*Edward Conze, ''Perfection of Wisdom in 8,000 Lines and its Verse Summary'', (1958)
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==Further Reading==
 
==Further Reading==
 
*Edward Conze, ''The Prajñāpāramitā Literature'' (1960)
 
*Edward Conze, ''The Prajñāpāramitā Literature'' (1960)
  
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Latest revision as of 13:56, 23 November 2020

The goddess Prajñaparamita

Perfection of Wisdom Sutra in Eight Thousand Lines (Skt. Aṣṭasāhasrikā Prajñāpāramitā; Tib. ཤེར་ཕྱིན་བརྒྱད་སྟོང་པ་, Wyl. sher phyin brgyad stong pa), consisting of 32 chapters, is, according to scholars, the earliest of the Prajnaparamita sutras. Its popular verse summary is known as the Verse Summary of the Prajnaparamita.

Text

  • Tibetan text: Kangyur, Toh 12
    • English translation: Edward Conze, Perfection of Wisdom in 8,000 Lines and its Verse Summary, (1958)

Commentaries

Indian

Famous Quotations

སེམས་ལ་སེམས་མ་མཆིས་ཏེ། །
སེམས་ཀྱི་རང་བཞིན་ནི་འོད་གསལ་བའོ། །[1]

The mind is devoid of mind,
For the nature of mind is clear light.

Śākyamuni, Eight Thousand Verse Prajñāparamitā


References

  1. Although the paraphrase has become the standard, the actual quotation in the text reads:
    འདི་ལྟར་སེམས་དེ་ནི་སེམས་མ་མཆིས་པ་སྟེ། །
    སེམས་ཀྱི་རང་བཞིན་ནི་འོད་གསལ་བ་ལགས་སོ། །

Further Reading

  • Edward Conze, The Prajñāpāramitā Literature (1960)