VAJRA BODHI SEA
June 1980, Mahayana 3005
XI - Series 25 - No.121
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The true Sutra, the one without words, he carries at his side. He has wisdom like the great sea and samadhi like a mountain. His precepts virtue perfect and bright, shining everywhere, gathering in the multitudes and saving those with affinities.
Monthly Journal of Orthodox Buddhism
Issued in June, 1980. Copyright c by the Sino-American Buddhist Association, Inc. Mahayana 3005. Volume xi series 25 number 121. Vajra Bodhi Sea (USPS 347-110) International Periodical # ISSN 0507-6986.
English Table of Contents
|Bodhi Seal of the Patriarchs....8th T'ien T'ai: Venerable Ching Hsi|
|Dharma Flower Sutra|
|Flower Adornment SUTRA Prologue|
|The Mind and Its Subsequent States..........by Dr. Ratanasara|
|Kuan Yin Bodhisattva|
|The Bodhi Mirror Presents.....Venerable Dr. Ratanasara|
|Pictorial Biography of the Venerable Master Hsu Yun|
|Three Steps One Bow.....letters|
|The Bodhi Stans Presents... Upasaka Kuo Min Kellerman|
|So People May Be Delivered....by Disciple Kuo-fook & Wong Sung-chee|
|Sanskrit Lesson........Amitabha Sutra|
|News from the Dharma Realm|
|Awakening: a record of Buddhist Songs|
Cover: Great Compassion Mantra Verse:
Composed by Venerable Master Hua
Series: Fire gives rise to earth. Simply stated, the ashes resulting from a fire belong to the element earth. Earth, the yellow color on the cover of this issue, is shown emerging out of fire, the red hue on the cover. Whereas fire belongs to the south, earth represents the middle. Therefore, in Buddhism, yellow or tones of the earth-color are worn by Buddhist Sangha, to represent the Middle Way, which does not fa11 into views of annihilationism or eternalism.
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