Perfection of Wisdom Sutra in Eighteen Thousand Lines

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The goddess Prajñaparamita

Perfection of Wisdom Sutra in Eighteen Thousand Lines (Skt. Aṣṭādaśasāhasrikā Prajñāpāramitā; Tib. ཤེས་རབ་ཀྱི་ཕ་རོལ་ཏུ་ཕྱིན་པ་ཁྲི་བརྒྱད་སྟོང་པ་, sherab kyi parol tu chinpa tri gye tongpa, Wyl. shes rab kyi pha rol tu phyin pa khri brgyad stong pa) is counted among the so-called six mother scriptures, the most important prajnaparamita sutras.

Further Reading

  • Edward Conze, The Gilgit Manuscript of the Aṣṭādaśasāhasrikā Prajñāpāramitā
  • Edward Conze, The Prajñāpāramitā Literature (1960)