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Vajra Bodhi Sea

June, Mahayana 2999 - Hinayana 2515

Volume III

Series 6, No. 28

THE PRECIOUS CONCH HAND

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Table of Contents

Bodhi Seal of the Patriarchs

The Sixth Patriarch Sutra

The Lotus Blossom Sutra

Sanskrit Lesson

The Bodhi Mirror

The Bodhi Lectern

American Bhiksus to Propagate Dharma

Professor Lo Accepts VBS Advisorship

Opening the Light in Vancouver

Cover Gatha:

Composed by Tripitaka Master Hsuan Hua. 

Translation by Disciple Dharma Master Heng Yin. 

Calligraphy by Disciple Lee Kuo Ch’ien.

Layout by Eric Weber.

 

VAJRA BODHI SEA STAFF

Director of Publications: Bhiksu Heng Ch’ien

Director of Translation: Bhiksu Heng Ching, Upasika T’an Kuo Shih

Director of Administration: Bhiksu Heng Shou

Permanent Advisor: Professor Lewis Lancaster

President: Upasaka I Kuo Jung

Chairman of the Board of Trustees: Upasaka Ku Kuo Ti, Upasaka T’an Kuo Cheng

Editor-in-Chief: Bhiksu Heng Kuan

Editorial Staff: Bhiksu Heng Shoou, Bhiksu Heng Pai, Upasaka Lee Kuo Ch’ien Upasaka Huang Kuo Jen, Upasaka Tun Kuo Hsun

Photographer: Sramanera Kuo Tao