The Threefold Lotus Sutra

The Threefold Lotus Sutra

by Bunno Kato, Yoshiro Tamura
     
 

The Sutra of Innumerable Meanings, the Sutra of the Lotus Flower of the Wonderful Law, and the Sutra of Meditation on the Bodhisattva Universal Virtue was translated by Bunno Kato, Yoshiro Tamura, and Kojiro Miyasaka with revisions by W. E. Soothill, Wilhelm Schiffer, and Pier P. Del Campana.

This is the first publication in English of all three sutras making up

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Overview

The Sutra of Innumerable Meanings, the Sutra of the Lotus Flower of the Wonderful Law, and the Sutra of Meditation on the Bodhisattva Universal Virtue was translated by Bunno Kato, Yoshiro Tamura, and Kojiro Miyasaka with revisions by W. E. Soothill, Wilhelm Schiffer, and Pier P. Del Campana.

This is the first publication in English of all three sutras making up a Buddhist scripture of pivotal importance and one of the world's great religious classics. This book received an International Publications Cultural Award from Japan's Publishers Association for Cultural Exchange.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"The only translation to give English–speaking readers an adequate idea of this sublime sutra."—Edward Conze in Codex Shambhala

"A significant contribution to the advancement of modern Buddhology."—Journal of Asian Studies

"A must wherever religion or Far Eastern culture are taught."—Choice

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9784333002085
Publisher:
Kosei Publishing Co
Publication date:
12/28/1989
Edition description:
Original
Pages:
404
Product dimensions:
6.18(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.98(d)

Meet the Author

Michio Shinozaki is a long-time member of Rissho-Kosei Kai, a popular Japanese lay Buddhist organization, and president of the Rissho Kosei-kai Gakurin Seminary in Tokyo. Shinozaki has authored numerous articles on Japanese Buddhist practice for English speaking members of the organization.

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