The Sutra on Upasaka Precepts

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780962561856
  • Publisher: Numata Center for Buddhist Translation & Research
  • Publication date: 5/31/2006
  • Series: BDK English Tripitaka Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 226
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

A Message on the Publication of the English Tripitaka
Editorial Foreword
Publisher's Foreword
Translator's Introduction 1
Ch. I On the Assembly 5
Ch. II On Arousing the Aspiration for Enlightenment 11
Ch. III On Compassion 13
Ch. IV On Liberation 19
Ch. V On Three Kinds of Enlightenment 25
Ch. VI On Cultivating the Thirty-two Marks 29
Ch. VII On Making Vows 35
Ch. VIII On the Meaning of "Bodhisattva" 39
Ch. IX On the Firm Determination of a True Bodhisattva 43
Ch. X On Benefitting Oneself and Others 47
Ch. XI On the Adornment of Oneself and Others 57
Ch. XII On Two Adornments 61
Ch. XIII On Drawing In 65
Ch. XIV On Taking Precepts 71
Ch. XV On the Purification of Precepts 85
Ch. XVI On Eliminating Evils 89
Ch. XVII On Making Offerings to the Three Treasures 93
Ch. XVIII On the Six Perfections 97
Ch. XIX On Miscellaneous Subjects 105
Ch. XX On the Three Pure Refuges 137
Ch. XXI On the Eight Precepts 145
Ch. XXII On the Five Precepts 149
Ch. XXIII On the Perfection of Precepts 157
Ch. XXIV On Karma 163
Ch. XXV On Endurance 191
Ch. XXVI On the Perfection of Vigor 195
Ch. XXVII On the Perfection of Meditation 197
Ch. XXVIII On the Perfection of Wisdom 201
Glossary 205
Selected Bibliography 209
Index 211
A List of the Volumes of the BDK English Tripitaka (First Series) 217
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