Jātaka, Nihon ryōiki, and Girei... Oh my!

General forum on the teachings of all schools of Mahayana and Vajrayana Buddhism. Topics specific to one school are best posted in the appropriate sub-forum.
User avatar
Karma Jinpa
Posts: 516
Joined: Wed Dec 12, 2012 10:19 pm
Contact:

Jātaka, Nihon ryōiki, and Girei... Oh my!

Postby Karma Jinpa » Mon May 19, 2014 1:11 am

Thanks to the Center for Japanese Studies Publications, The Three Jewels : a study and translation of Minamoto Tamenori's Sanbōe by Edward B. Kamens is now available in its entirety online. I've loved Kamens' translation of the the Mahāsattva Jātaka for quite a while now, but it wasn't until recently that I discovered the treasure trove of a tome that it's part of...

:sage:

A searchable web version: http://quod.lib.umich.edu/c/cjs/1077715.0001.001/--three-jewels-a-study-and-translation-of-minamoto-tamenoris?view=toc

The full book in PDF format: http://quod.lib.umich.edu/cgi/p/pod/dod-idx/three-jewels-a-study-and-translation-of-minamoto-tamenoris.pdf?c=cjs;idno=1077715.0001.001

From the Introduction:
Image
"The Sutras, Tantras, and Philosophical Scriptures are great in number. However life is short, and intelligence is limited, so it's hard to cover them completely. You may know a lot, but if you don't put it into practice, it's like dying of thirst on the shore of a great lake. Likewise, it happens that a common corpse is found in the bed of a great scholar." ~ Karma Chagme

དྲིན་ཆེན་རྗེ་བཙུན་བླ་མ་མཁས་གྲུབ་ཀརྨ་ཆགས་མེད་རཱ་ག་ཨ་སྱས་མཁྱེན་ནོ།
ཀརྨ་པ་མཁྱེན་ནོཿ


:namaste:

Return to “Mahāyāna Buddhism”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 24 guests