The Chapter Teaching the Purification of Boundless Gateways

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The Chapter Teaching the Purification of Boundless Gateways (Skt. Anantamukhapariśodhananirdeśaparivarta; Tib. སྒོ་མཐའ་ཡས་པ་རྣམ་པར་སྦྱོང་བ་བསྟན་པའི་ལེའུ།, Wyl. sgo mtha’ yas pa rnam par sbyong ba bstan pa’i le’u) consists of an extended sutra presented by the Buddha to his bodhisattva disciple Anantavyuha. The instruction consists of a so-called dharani gateway, a teaching that involves a series of dharani spells, which are interspersed throughout. As a magical formula, a dharani constitutes a gateway to the infinite qualities of awakening, the awakened state itself, and the various forms of buddha activity.[1]

Text

This sutra (Toh 46) is the second among forty-nine sutras (Toh 45 to Toh 93) included in the Heap of Jewels collection in the Tibetan Kangyur.

References

  1. 84000 Translating the Words of the Buddha.