Searching for Translation Suryagarbha Sutra

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Searching for Translation Suryagarbha Sutra

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Zhen Li wrote: Sun Jan 16, 2022 1:02 pm I compiled a chart giving the contents of the Mahāsaṃnipāta Sūtra at this site. I gave links to existing translations, which are all from Tibetan. This may give us an idea of what kind of texts it contains and how much more there is to go to translate the Chinese canon.
Hello,
I am searching for English translations of the Sūryagarbha sutra. Do you have any information on this?
Thank you very much in advance :)
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Re: Searching for Translation Suryagarbha Sutra

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himalcornelius wrote: Wed Sep 28, 2022 9:20 am [Mod note: Topic split from the quoted topic.]

Zhen Li wrote: Sun Jan 16, 2022 1:02 pm I compiled a chart giving the contents of the Mahāsaṃnipāta Sūtra at this site. I gave links to existing translations, which are all from Tibetan. This may give us an idea of what kind of texts it contains and how much more there is to go to translate the Chinese canon.
Hello,
I am searching for English translations of the Sūryagarbha sutra. Do you have any information on this?
Thank you very much in advance :)
Best
D
Thanks for your question. I have completed translations of the first three sutras in the collection (6 fascicles), and am going in order.

There are no existing translations of the Sūryagarbha Sūtra, and it would take me a while to get to it if I go in order, but if you have a particular request (chapter number or fascicle number) I can definitely translate the section you are interested in. The whole sutra is 12 fascicles, so would definitely take a number of months to complete.
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Re: Searching for Translation Suryagarbha Sutra

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In the Kangyur you can find two Sutras:
1. prajñāpāramitā / shes phyin: ārya-prajñāpāramitā-sūryagarbha-mahāyāna-sūtra
Tibetan:འཕགས་པ་ཤེས་རབ་ཀྱི་ཕ་རོལ་ཏུ་ཕྱིན་པ་ཉི་མའི་སྙིང་པོ་ཐེག་པ་ཆེན་པོའི་མདོ། ('phags pa shes rab kyi pha rol tu phyin pa nyi ma'i snying po theg pa chen po'i mdo)
Sanskrit:आर्य-प्रज्ञापारमिता-सूर्यगर्भ-महायान-सूत्र (ārya-prajñāpāramitā-sūryagarbha-mahāyāna-sūtra)
Mongolian:qutuγ-tu bilig-ün činadu kiǰaγar-a kürügsen naran-u ǰirüken yeke kölgen sudur
Derge (sde dge):(D 26) shes rab sna tshogs, ka 175b3-176b6 (vol. 34)
Peking (pe cin):(Q 742) sher phyin, tsi 179a1-180a7 (vol. 21, p.257)
Narthang (snar thang):(N 27) sna tshogs, ka 264a4-266a3 (vol. 34)
Cone (co ne):(C 1009) sna tshogs, ka 189b4-191a6 (vol. 78)
Lhasa (lha sa):(H 27) sna tshogs, ka 261a3-263a3 (vol. 34) |
Li-tang (li thang):(J 21) sna tshogs, ka 167b4-169a2 (vol. 39)
Urga (u rga):(U 26) shes rab sna tshogs, ka 175b3-176b6 (vol. 34)

Tangut (Xi-xia) Resources
Author:Nishida, Tatsuo
Publ. Details:Hsi-hsia Catalogue 262

English Resources
Author:Conze, Edward
Title:″The Perfection of Wisdom for Sūryagarbha″
Publ. Date:1973
Publ. Details:in _The Short Prajñāpāramitā Texts_ London: Luzac and Co., p. 148-149
http://databases.aibs.columbia.edu/inde ... ll=kangyur

2. sūtra / mdo sde: ārya-sūryagarbha-nāma-mahāvaipulya-sūtra
Tibetan:འཕགས་པ་ཤིན་ཏུ་རྒྱས་པ་ཆེན་པོའི་སྡེ་ཉི་མའི་སྙིང་པོ་ཞེས་བྱ་བའི་མདོ། ('phags pa shin tu rgyas pa chen po'i sde nyi ma'i snying po zhes bya ba'i mdo)
Sanskrit:आर्य-सूर्यगर्भ-नाम-महावैपुल्य-सूत्र (ārya-sūryagarbha-nāma-mahāvaipulya-sūtra)
Mongolian:qutuγ-tu masi delgerenggüi-yin ayimaγ naran-u ǰirüken neretü yeke kölgen sudur
Chinese:大方等大集經 (da fang deng da chi jing)
Translator(s):Sarvajñādeva, Vidyākaraprabha, Dharmākara, Bzang-skyong
Reviser:Ska-ba Dpal-brtsegs Rakṣita
Derge (sde dge):(D 257) mdo sde, za 91b1-245b1 (vol. 66)
Peking (pe cin):(Q 923) mdo sna tshogs, zhu 98a2-259b3 (vol. 36, p.175)
Narthang (snar thang):(N 242) mdo sde, wa 131b5-350b3 (vol. 66)
Cone (co ne):(C 896) mdo mang, za 104a1-274a8 (vol. 46)
Lhasa (lha sa):(H 258) mdo sde, wa 145a3-385a5 (vol. 66)

Chinese Resources
See: T 397(14), Nj 61(4), K 56(14)
See: Nj 62
http://databases.aibs.columbia.edu/inde ... ll=kangyur
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Re: Searching for Translation Suryagarbha Sutra

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Those are two separate sūtras.

The second one is the one that corresponds to the Mahāsaṃnipāta section.
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