September, Mahayana 3004

Volume X - Series 23 - NO.112

Shr pan la ye

      The Bodhisattva appears in the person of a goddess. For potentials tempts with teachings and guides those gone astray. Step by step she leads them, never tiring of instructing. Kind, compassionate, impartial, she gathers flocks of beings.

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Table of Contents

Bodhi Seal of the Patriarchs Twenty-fifth Patriarch Purnamitra
Dharma Flower Sutra to end of chapter three begin chapter three to correct omissions
Avatamsaka Prologue
Sanskrit Lesson by Bhikshuni Heng Hsien
The Good Knowing One by Bhikshu Heng Shun
Precept Platform
Bodhi Mirror 
Bodhi Stand
With One Heart Bowing letter from Dharma Masters Heng Sure and Heng Ch'au
News From The Dharma Realm

Front Cover: Verse by Venerable Master Hua; English Calligraphy by Jerry-Jo Idarius; Chinese Calligraphy by Upasaka Liu Kuo Chi


Back Cover:  Calligraphy by Venerable Master Hua; photography by Upasaka Kuo Kuei Nicholson

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Editors: Bhikshuni Heng Ch'ing, Shramanerika Heng Tao, Upasaka Liu Kuo Chi