Sutra on Wisdom at the Hour of Death

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The Sūtra on Wisdom at the Hour of Death (Skt. Atyaya­jñāna­sūtra, Tib. འདའ་ཀ་ཡེ་ཤེས་ཀྱི་མདོ་, da ka yé 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.

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