January 1978, Mahayana 3004-Theravada 2520

Volume VIII - Series 19 - NO. 92

e la shen fwo la she li

      Wondrous and inexhaustible are the 42 hands. They penetrate heaven, reach into earth, influencing the confused and foolish; Shield crossbow, bow and arrow, quick is the awesome spirit. The tough are tamed and the weak learn how to stand up for themselves.

VAJRA BODHI SEA. A monthly journal of the orthodox Buddhadharma. Issued in December 1977. Copyright 1977 by the Sino-American Buddhist Association, Vajra Bodhi Sea Publication Society.

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Table of Contents

Bodhi Seal of the Patriarchs 6th Patriarch Micchaka
Wonderful Dharma Lotus Flower Sutra
Pictorial Biography of the Venerable Master Hsu Yun
Sanskrit Lesson by Bhikshuni Heng Hsien
The Bodhi Mirror Shramanera Kuo Yu
The Bodhi Stand The Brevoort Family
With One Heart Bowing to the City of Ten Thousand Buddhas
Dharma Realm Buddhist University
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Cover verse:  composed by Venerable Master Hsuan-hua
                            translated by Bhikshuni Heng Yin
                            Chinese calligraphy by Shramanerika Heng Wen
                            English lettering by Shramanerika Heng Ming