dharma_of_transmission

The Ornament of the Mahayana Sutras (Skt. Mahāyānasūtrālaṅkāra; Tib. ཐེག་པ་ཆེན་པོའི་མདོ་སྡེའི་རྒྱན་, Tekpa Chenpö Do Dé Gyen; Wyl. mdo sde’i rgyan) — one of the Five Treatises of Maitreya. It is included among the so-called “Thirteen great texts”, which form the core of the curriculum in most shedras and on which Khenpo Shenga provided commentaries.

Outline

The text has twenty-one chapters (Tib. <big>ལེའུ</big>, le’u):

  1. Chapter One
  2. Establishing the Mahayana
  3. Refuge
  4. Gotra (Tib. <big>རིགས་</big>, rigs)
  5. Bodhicitta (Tib. <big>སེམས་བསྐྱེད་</big>, sems bskyed)
  6. Accomplishment/Practice (Tib. <big>སྒྲུབ་པ་</big>, sgrub pa)
  7. Suchness (Tib. <big>དེ་ཁོ་ན་ཉིད་</big>, de kho na nyid)
  8. Power (Tib. <big>མཐུ་</big>, mthu)
  9. Complete Maturation (Tib. <big>ཡོངས་སུ་སྨིན་པ་</big>, yongs su smin pa)
  10. Awakening (Tib. <big>བྱང་ཆུབ་</big>, byang chub)
  11. Aspiration (Tib. <big>མོས་པ་</big>, mos pa)
  12. Tib. <big>ཡོངས་སུ་ཚོལ་བ་</big>, yongs su tshol ba
  13. Explication (Tib. <big>བཤད་པ་</big>, bshad pa)
  14. Practice (Tib. <big>སྒྲུབ་པ་</big>, sgrub pa)
  15. Tib. <big>གདམས་ངག་རྗེས་སུ་བསྟན་པ་</big>, gdams ngag rjes su bstan pa
  16. Tib. <big>ཐབས་དང་ལྡན་པའི་ལས་</big>, thabs dang ldan pa’i las
  17. The paramitas and means of attraction (Tib. <big>བསྡུ་པ་</big>, bsdu ba)
  18. Tib. <big>མཆོད་པ་དང་བསྟེན་པ་དང་ཚད་མེད་པ་</big>, mchod pa dang bsten pa dang tshad med pa
  19. Tib. <big>བྱང་ཆུབ་ཀྱི་ཕྱོགས་དང་མཐུན་པ་</big>, byang chub kyi phyogs dang mthun pa
  20. Enlightened Qualities (Tib. <big>ཡོན་ཏན་</big>, yon tan)
  21. Tib. <big>སྤྱོད་པ་དང་མཐར་ཐུག་པ་</big>, spyod pa dang mthar thug pa

[[Quotations: Indian Masters#Maitreya|Quotations]]

Tibetan Text

Translations

  • S. Levi, Mahāyāna Sūtrālaṅkāra. Exposé de la doctrine du grand véhicule selon le système Yogācāra, Honoré Champion, Paris, 1911
  • Asanga, Universal Vehicle Discourse Literature Mahayanasutralamkara (Treasury of the Buddhist Sciences), American Institute of Buddhist Studies, 2004
  • Mahayana-Sutralankara (mdo sde’i rgyan), Maitreya – Asanga with commentary by Jamgön Mipham, Padmakara, forthcoming translation

Texts

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