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'''Uttaratantra Shastra''' (Skt.), ''Gyu Lama'' (Tib.), ''The Sublime Continuum''. One of the five treatises of Maitreya, a commentary on the teachings of the third turning of the wheel of Dharma explaining the [[buddha nature]].  
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'''Uttaratantra Shastra''' (Skt.), ''Gyü Lama'' (Tib.), ''The Sublime Continuum''. One of the five treatises of Maitreya, a commentary on the teachings of the third turning of the wheel of Dharma explaining the [[buddha nature]].  
  
===Outline===
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==Outline==
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The text has [[seven vajra points]]. These points come within the '''five chapters''':
  
The text has [[seven vajra points]]. These points come within the five chapters:
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#The Tathagatagarbha<br>
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#Awakening/Enlightenment (bodhi)<br>
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#Enlightened Qualities<br>
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#The Activity of the Tathagatas<br>
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#Benefits of the Text
  
1. The Tathagatagarbha<br>
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==Translations==
2. Awakening/Enlightenment (bodhi)<br>
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*''Buddha Nature'' (with [[Jamgön Kongtrul]]'s commentary) translated by Rosemarie Fuchs, Snow Lion, New York 2000
3. Enlightened Qualities<br>
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*''The Changeless Nature'', translated by Ken and Katia Holmes, Karma Kagyu Trust, Newcastle 1985
4. The Activity of the Tathagatas<br>
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5. Benefits of the Text
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==Teachings on the Uttaratantra Shastra==
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*[[Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche]], [[Rigpa Shedra]], [[Lerab Ling]], 2002
  
 
[[Category: Texts]]
 
[[Category: Texts]]

Revision as of 14:27, 27 May 2007

Uttaratantra Shastra (Skt.), Gyü Lama (Tib.), The Sublime Continuum. One of the five treatises of Maitreya, a commentary on the teachings of the third turning of the wheel of Dharma explaining the buddha nature.

Outline

The text has seven vajra points. These points come within the five chapters:

  1. The Tathagatagarbha
  2. Awakening/Enlightenment (bodhi)
  3. Enlightened Qualities
  4. The Activity of the Tathagatas
  5. Benefits of the Text

Translations

  • Buddha Nature (with Jamgön Kongtrul's commentary) translated by Rosemarie Fuchs, Snow Lion, New York 2000
  • The Changeless Nature, translated by Ken and Katia Holmes, Karma Kagyu Trust, Newcastle 1985

Teachings on the Uttaratantra Shastra