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.

Author: Vudoshicage Vudozahn
Country: Denmark
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Music
Published (Last): 24 June 2006
Pages: 102
PDF File Size: 7.95 Mb
ePub File Size: 20.79 Mb
ISBN: 187-4-63993-238-6
Downloads: 40794
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Voshicage

He is endowed with the excellent qualities of a buddha. Thus, for all beings who have committed a root transgression, who are bound for the lower realms, who have exhausted all roots of virtue—for all these frightened beings, this son of noble family is medicine.

Akasagarbha Sutra

A gigantic mountain which forms the center of the universe in classical Indian cosmology. In vajra-like manner, they will rely upon the six perfections with great strength and determination, and will soon manifestly and completely awaken to unsurpassable, perfectly complete enlightenment. His previous foolish look had completely vanished and his countenance was now full of wisdom.

The light emitted by Akasagarbha’s jeweled sword is the ”Wisdom Sword Light,” which penetrates through the karmic obstacles of ignorance accumulated over many lifetimes. This kind of person should cultivate the ” Akasagarbha Bodhisattva Wisdom Seed Dharma Practice” to increase and widen their fundamental roots of wisdom. This is the fifth root transgression for beginner bodhisattvas.


These are the five. It was free of mountains, high lands, rocky landscapes, caves, ravines, abysses, grasses, walls, soil, thorns, unpleasant odors, and so on, and was smooth like the palm of a hand. The natural capacity of Vajrayana practitioners is not average. This is the first root transgression for a beginner bodhisattva.

Sometimes he manifests in the form of a buddha in order to ripen sentient beings, [F.

Five particular aspects of life which indicate the degenerate nature of a given age. He is endowed with a great ocean-like mind. Forcing others to give up the Dharma and creating obstacles for the teachings. Nihilism is a view equally based on clinging to a truly existent self.

The ultimate nature of things, or the way things are in reality, as opposed to the way they appear to non-enlightened beings. This term has at least two distinct meanings in this text alone: A Compendium of Buddhist Doctrine.

Taking what is not given. Different kinds xutra melodious sounds also emanated from those jewels as a rain of a multitude of jewels showered down.

He also teaches primordial wisdom endowed with skillful means. For those drowning in the pitch black darkness of ignorance and those tormented by their negative akaasgarbha, he is like the sun.

Thus, in the presence of some, he will manifest in an ordinary form and teach the Dharma. If you are both intelligent and diligent, you can understand classical texts better than most of native speakers after several years. He is like a chariot. Though they do so with little understanding, those sons of noble family give birth to the aspiration to unsurpassable, perfectly complete enlightenment.


Secondary Literature Bendall, Cecil and W.

True Buddha School Net English Homepage

On both sides of the road, right and left, he produced manifestations of residences resembling the celestial palace of Indra and divine mansions made of the seven akasagarbja materials. They will reprimand themselves and disclose, give up, and abandon negative actions.

A set of practices found in many textual forms for recitation, often daily. Therefore, beginner bodhisattvas incur a very weighty transgression when they lie out of jealousy.

The Wisdom Seed of Akasagarbha

From seeing only relative truth, you will eventually reach a profound certainty in the meaning of absolute truth. A couple of these have sections related to sila, but without having read them through properly, can’t say much more. Even though they are not monastics, they pretend to be, and even though they do not lead a chaste life they pretend to. Committing any of the five heinous deeds. Sweep his path, adorn him with ornaments, and praise him in different ways.