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VAJRA BODHI SEA

Volume VIII - Series 17 - NO. 86

SHR FWO LA YEH

      Quelling all demons, the proper Dharma prospers. Thunder peal and lightning flash, ghosts and spirits are alarmed. The universe set right, evil influences subside. The wisdom sun shines on high, and sentients are peaceful.

VAJRA BODHI SEA. A monthly journal of the orthodox Buddhadharma.

Issued in June, 1977. Copyright c 1977 by the Sino-American Buddhist Association, Vajra Bodhi Sea Publication Society.

All rights reserved, including the right to reproduce this book or transmit it in any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopy, recording, or any information storage and retrieval system, except for the inclusion of brief quotations in a review.

Printed in the United States of America, 1977, issue no. 86

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Table of Contents

Bodhi Seal of the Patriarchs...Shakyamuni Buddha
The Wonderful Dharma Lotus Flower Sutra
Avatamsaka Sutra: THE TEN GROUNDS
Sanskrit Lesson..by Bhikshuni Heng Hsien
Pictorial Biography of Venerable Master Hsu Yun
The Bodhi Mirror...Bhikshu Heng Lyou
News from the Dharma Realm
     Three Steps One Bow-Letters
     The Gilding of Kuan Yin Bodhisattva

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Cover gatha:  Composed by the venerable Master Hsuan-hua

              Translated by Bhikshuni Heng Hsien

              Calligraphy by Shramanerika Heng Wen

                             Upasika Kuo Kung Kennedy