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'''Rice Seedling Sutra''' (Skt. ''Śalistambasūtra''; Tib. ས་ལུའི་ལྗང་པའི་མདོ་, Wyl. ''sa lu'i ljang pa'i mdo'') — a short [[sutra]] of the [[Mahayana]] in which [[Buddha]] taught the [[twelve links of interdependent origination]].
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'''Rice Seedling Sutra''' (Skt. ''Śālistamba-sūtra''; Tib. སཱ་ལུའི་ལྗང་པའི་མདོ་, [[Wyl.]] ''sA lu'i ljang pa'i mdo'') ([[Toh.]] 210) — a short [[sutra]] of the [[Mahayana]] in which the [[bodhisattva]] [[Maitreya]] explains the meaning of a very brief teaching on [[dependent origination|dependent arising]] that the [[Buddha]] had given earlier that day while gazing at a rice seedling. In the [[sutra]], the Buddha said "Bhikṣus, whoever sees dependent arising sees the [[Dharma]]. Whoever sees the Dharma sees the Buddha." It is these words of the Buddha that [[Shariputra]] was requesting Maitreya to explain.  
  
 
==Further Reading==
 
==Further Reading==
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*N. Ross Reat, ''The Śalistamba Sūtra'' (Dehli: Molital Baranasidas, 1993)
 
*N. Ross Reat, ''The Śalistamba Sūtra'' (Dehli: Molital Baranasidas, 1993)
 
*{{84000|http://read.84000.co/translation/UT22084-062-010.html|The Rice Seedling (Śālistamba)}}
 
*{{84000|http://read.84000.co/translation/UT22084-062-010.html|The Rice Seedling (Śālistamba)}}
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Revision as of 13:48, 27 November 2018

Rice Seedling Sutra (Skt. Śālistamba-sūtra; Tib. སཱ་ལུའི་ལྗང་པའི་མདོ་, Wyl. sA lu'i ljang pa'i mdo) (Toh. 210) — a short sutra of the Mahayana in which the bodhisattva Maitreya explains the meaning of a very brief teaching on dependent arising that the Buddha had given earlier that day while gazing at a rice seedling. In the sutra, the Buddha said "Bhikṣus, whoever sees dependent arising sees the Dharma. Whoever sees the Dharma sees the Buddha." It is these words of the Buddha that Shariputra was requesting Maitreya to explain.

Further Reading

Internal Links

Twelve links of dependent origination