The Lotus Sutra (Translated by Hendrik Kern,1884)


The Lotus Sutra (Translated by Hendrik Kern,1884)

CHAPTER I  – INTRODUCTORY

CHAPTER II  – SKILLFULNESS

CHAPTER III – A PARABLE

CHAPTER IV  – DISPOSITION

CHAPTER V  – ON PLANTS

CHAPTER VI  – ANNOUNCEMENT OF FUTURE DESTINY

CHAPTER VII  – ANCIENT DEVOTION

CHAPTER VIII  – ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE FUTURE DESTINY OF THE FIVE HUNDRED MONKS

CHAPTER IX  – ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE FUTURE DESTINY OF ÂNANDA, RAHULA, AND THE TWO THOUSAND MONKS

CHAPTER X  – THE PREACHER

CHAPTER XI  – APPARITION OF A STÛPA

CHAPTER XII  – EXERTION

CHAPTER XIII  – PEACEFUL LIFE

CHAPTER XIV – ISSUING OF BODHISATTVAS FROM THE GAPS OF THE EARTH

CHAPTER XV  – DURATION OF LIFE OF THE TATHÂGATA

CHAPTER XVI  – OF PIETY

CHAPTER XVII – INDICATION OF THE MERITORIOUSNESS OF JOYFUL ACCEPTANCE

CHAPTER XVIII  – THE ADVANTAGES OF A RELIGIOUS PREACHER

CHAPTER XIX  – SADÂPARIBHÛTA

CHAPTER XX  – CONCEPTION OF THE TRANSCENDENT POWER OF THE TATHÂGATAS

CHAPTER XXI  – SPELLS

CHAPTER XXII  – ANCIENT DEVOTION OF BHAISHAGYARÂGA

CHAPTER XXIII  – GADGADASVARA

CHAPTER XXIV  – CHAPTER CALLED THAT OF THE ALL-SIDED ONE, CONTAINING A DESCRIPTION OF THE TRANSFORMATIONS OF AVALOKITESVARA

CHAPTER XXV  – ANCIENT DEVOTION

CHAPTER XXVI – ENCOURAGEMENT OF SAMANTABHADRA

CHAPTER XXVII  – THE PERIOD [OF THE LAW, DHARMAPARYÂYA]

 

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The Lotus Sutra: Saddharma Pundarika Sutra or the Lotus of the True Law (H.Kern)

The Lotus Sutra and its Opening and Closing Sutras: A Beautiful Translation with Deep Love from a Lay Buddhist Practitioner (Minerva Lee)