"A disciple should develop a mind which is in no way dependent upon sights, sounds, smells, tastes, sensory sensations or any mental conceptions. A disciple should develop a mind which does not rely on anything."
"Therefore, Subhuti, the minds of all disciples should be purified of all thoughts that relate to seeing, hearing, tasting, smelling, touching, and discriminating. They should use their minds spontaneously and naturally, without being constrained by preconceived notions arising from the senses."
Yeshe D. wrote:There is also an English translation of the Gilgit manuscript of the Vajracchedikā Sūtra in Studies in the Literature of the Great Vehicle: Three Mahāyāna Buddhist Texts.
Huifeng wrote:And more recently, Paul Harrison has made a full translation from the Gilgit text(s) as edited by himself and Watanabe.
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