Ākāśagarbha, the Bodhisattva “Essence of Space” The sūtra is widely known in the Tibetan Buddhist community, at least by name. This. Akasagarbha Sutra – Download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read online. tibet. The Akasagarbha Sutra states: ”If a person seeks wisdom, the love and respect of all, a wonderful singing voice, the position of King or Emperor or high ranking.

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Everything appeared to be limitless, boundless, and ineffable like space. Translated by Padmakara Translation Group. Frees those dwelling in the ocean of existence. Because of this root transgression, all the wise ones will strongly criticize them and they will go to the lower realms.

This translation has been completed under the patronage and supervision of He manifests in whatever form is required to tame beings. Seeming to engage in many meritorious deeds of giving, they will become proud and haughty due to their giving.

Whenever confronted with problematic or difficult passages, we discussed the variants with the Tibetan scholars we worked with in order to find what is most probably the correct reading of the text. From these ornaments the sound of melodious songs of the five qualities, even more beautiful than divine music, also emerged. Once they have ceased to relate to phenomena with attachment, [F.

Therefore, you must meditate on this profound Dharma in order to directly perceive it [F. Many hundreds of thousands of precious wish-fulfilling jewels spread out and surrounded it. They will quickly be freed from stains, from mental afflictions, and from negative views. From among them, arhats will appear in the world. Taking what is not given. Since he does not dwell in discursive thought. In the Vajradhatu, he is the Vajra Jewel Bodhisattva and is one of the 16 Deities of the Auspicious Aeon positioned in the outer court of the southern direction.


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The great elements were also imperceptible. Anyone akasagagbha does rely upon such a person is definitely unwise.

Committing any of the five heinous deeds. Their energy, vigor, and great determination will become the great enthusiasm and determination needed to bring the six perfections to complete perfection.

While there is some hope with the translation work being done over the next years or so, the project Translating the words of the Buddha.


Praising oneself and lying out of jealousy and for the sake of gain and honor. Solving them would entail a separate research project, well beyond the scope of the present translation work. For a translation of the relevant passages see Bendall and Rousep 61ff. Can’t think of any English translations, either, but: Having taken refuge in and seen these manifestations, these beings akasatarbha obtain all forms of happiness, up to the happiness of abiding in the worlds of the higher realms. But what precisely are those negative actions that are to be disclosed by the followers of the Buddha?

Akashagarbha Sutra

Supremely powerful one, I am worn out by suffering. Your citation seems to be another source. Thus you will akkasagarbha go to the lower realms, you will not enter any path leading to the lower realms, and swiftly you will manifestly and completely awaken to unsurpassable, perfectly complete enlightenment.


They will not die an untimely death, become sick, or die of hunger or thirst, nor will they be killed by order of a ruler, and for the rest of their lives they will not akasatarbha a single transgression.

It may be copied or printed for fair use, but only akasagarbua full attribution, and not for commercial advantage or personal compensation. Once invoked, the bodhisattva will help devotees according to their capacities and inclinations by first making them disclose their negative actions.

He is endowed with the excellent qualities of a buddha.

The demons cannot conquer him. Then water makes the particles fall and renders the sky stainless and completely pristine.

Translated by Sara Boin-Webb.

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Relying upon you, I will attain peace and happiness in this and future lives. Womb, embryo, heart, and essence are all possible translations. Having understood these Dharmas, these beings will reach the higher realms.

Imagine sutrx all sentient beings had become stream-enterers. The fifth root transgression is twofold: Clearly visualize Akasagarbha appearing in the space before you. I specially wrote the following verse: Yes and that does most westerners no good, Namdrol.