The Inquiry of Avalokiteshvara on the Seven Qualities

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The sutra known as The Inquiry of Avalokiteshvara on the Seven Qualities (Skt. Avalokiteśvara­paripṛcchā­sapta­dharmaka; Tib. སྤྱན་རས་གཟིགས་དབང་ཕྱུག་གིས་ཞུས་པ་ཆོས་བདུན་པ་, chenrezig wangchuk gi shyüpa chödün pa, Wyl. spyan ras gzigs dbang phyug gis zhus pa chos bdun pa) is found in the General Sutra section of the Tibetan Kangyur (Toh 150).

In this very brief sutra, the Buddha explains to bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara the seven qualities that should be cultivated by bodhisattvas.

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