NEW PUBLICATIONS FROM BTTS
FLOWER ADORNMENT (AVATAMSAKA)
PROLOGUE. A more detailed explanation
of the principles of the Sutra relying on many
specific quotes from the text proper by
National Master Ch'ing Liang. English edition
DHARMA FLOWER SUTRA, VOLUME 8. Sutra text rendered in calligraphy. Chapter Eight, "Five Hundred Disciples Receive Predictions," and Chapter Nine, "Bestowing Predictions upon Those Studying and Those Beyond Study," te11 of Shakyamuni Buddha's predictions for Purnamai- treyaniputra, Ajnatakaundinya, Ananda, and Rahula, as we11 as the multitude of Sound-hearers in the assembly. NOW AVAILABLE.
FLOWER ADORNMENT SUTRA -
Entering the Dharma Realm Chapter, Part 1.
Manjushri Bodhisattva goes to the Saha world
followed by Shariputra and his retinue. There, the
youth Good Wealth meets Manjushri Bodhisattva
and progresses through the Ten Faiths as a
result of the Good Knowing Advisor's teaching.
NOW AVAILABLE. Part 2. The youth is sent
south where he meets more Good Advisors and
traverses the Ten Dwelling stages. NOW AVAILABLE.
SHURANGAMA SUTRA, VOLUME 5.
The twenty-five sages in the Shurangama
Assembly te11 how they each gained perfect
penetration through the eighteen realms and the seven
elements. Manjushri Bodhisattva is then called
upon to select the best method for Ananda
and those in the latter age. Available
ONE HEART BOWING TO THE CITY OF TEN THOUSAND BUDDHAS, VOLUME 5. Bhikshus Heng Sure and Heng Ch'au record the progress of their pilgrimage along the isolated coast highway. The people they meet, the reactions they receive, the protection they are afforded, the difficulties they surmount are a11 reported in a swift-moving style which holds the reader captive. Available February, 1981. Volume 6. Available spring, 1981.