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'''The Sūtra on Wisdom at the Hour of Death''' (Skt. ''Atyaya­jñāna­sūtra'', Tib. འདའ་ཀ་ཡེ་ཤེས་ཀྱི་མདོ།, [[Wyl.]] '' 'da' ka ye shes kyi mdo'') is found in the General Sūtra (''[[mdo sde]]'') section of the Tibetan [[Kangyur]] (Toh. 122).
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'''The Sūtra on Wisdom at the Hour of Death''' (Skt. ''Atyaya­jñāna­sūtra'', Tib. འདའ་ཀ་ཡེ་ཤེས་ཀྱི་མདོ་, ''da kayé shé kyi do'', [[Wyl.]] '' 'da' ka ye shes kyi mdo'') is found in the General Sūtra (''[[mdo sde]]'') section of the Tibetan [[Kangyur]] (Toh. 122).
  
 
In this brief [[sūtra]] the [[Buddha]], residing in the [[Akaniṣṭha]] realm, by the use of similes, explains to [[bodhisattva]] mahāsattva [[Ākāśagarbha]] the wisdom that should be cultivated by the [[bodhisattva]] when about to die.
 
In this brief [[sūtra]] the [[Buddha]], residing in the [[Akaniṣṭha]] realm, by the use of similes, explains to [[bodhisattva]] mahāsattva [[Ākāśagarbha]] the wisdom that should be cultivated by the [[bodhisattva]] when about to die.

Revision as of 21:29, 23 January 2018

The Sūtra on Wisdom at the Hour of Death (Skt. Atyaya­jñāna­sūtra, Tib. འདའ་ཀ་ཡེ་ཤེས་ཀྱི་མདོ་, da kayé shé kyi do, Wyl. 'da' ka ye shes kyi mdo) is found in the General Sūtra (mdo sde) section of the Tibetan Kangyur (Toh. 122).

In this brief sūtra the Buddha, residing in the Akaniṣṭha realm, by the use of similes, explains to bodhisattva mahāsattva Ākāśagarbha the wisdom that should be cultivated by the bodhisattva when about to die.

English Translation