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[[Image:Maitreya.jpg|frame|'''Maitreya''']]'''The Ornament of the Mahayana Sutras''' (Skt. ''Mahāyānasūtrālaṅkāra''; Tib. ''Tekpa Chenpö Do Dé Gyen''; [[Wyl.]] ''mdo sde’i rgyan'') — one of the [[Five Treatises of Maitreya]].  
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[[Image:Maitreya.jpg|frame|'''Maitreya''']]'''The Ornament of the Mahayana Sutras''' (Skt. ''Mahāyānasūtrālaṅkāra''; Tib. ཐེག་པ་ཆེན་པོའི་མདོ་སྡེའི་རྒྱན་, ''Tekpa Chenpö Do Dé Gyen''; [[Wyl.]] ''mdo sde’i rgyan'') — one of the [[Five Treatises of Maitreya]].  
  
 
==Outline==
 
==Outline==

Revision as of 13:17, 27 January 2011

Maitreya

The Ornament of the Mahayana Sutras (Skt. Mahāyānasūtrālaṅkāra; Tib. ཐེག་པ་ཆེན་པོའི་མདོ་སྡེའི་རྒྱན་, Tekpa Chenpö Do Dé Gyen; Wyl. mdo sde’i rgyan) — one of the Five Treatises of Maitreya.

Outline

The text has twenty-one chapters (le’u):

  1. Chapter One
  2. Establishing the Mahayana
  3. Refuge
  4. Gotra (rigs)
  5. Bodhicitta (sems bskyed)
  6. Accomplishment/Practice (sgrub pa)
  7. Suchness (de kho na nyid)
  8. Power (mthu)
  9. Complete Maturation (yongs su smin pa)
  10. Awakening (byang chub)
  11. Aspiration (mos pa)
  12. yongs su tshol ba
  13. Explication (bshad pa)
  14. Practice (sgrub pa)
  15. gdams ngag rjes su bstan pa
  16. thabs dang ldan pa’i las
  17. The paramitas and means of attraction (bsdu ba)
  18. mchod pa dang bsten pa dang tshad med pa
  19. byang chub kyi phyogs dang mthun pa
  20. Enlightened Qualities (yon tan)
  21. spyod pa dang mthar thug pa

Translations

  • S. Levi, Mahāyāna Sūtrālaṅkāra. Exposé de la doctrine du grand véhicule selon le système Yogācāra, Honoré Champion, Paris, 1911
  • Asanga, Universal Vehicle Discourse Literature Mahayanasutralamkara (Treasury of the Buddhist Sciences), American Institute of Buddhist Studies, 2004
  • Mahayana-Sutralankara (mdo sde’i rgyan), Maitreya – Asanga with commentary by Jamgön Mipham, Padmakara, forthcoming translation