Prajna Paramita Heart Sutra
Second Edition (get PDF
Translated from Sanskrit into Chinese by
Master Hsuan Tsang
Commentary by Grand Master T'an Hsu
Translated into English by Venerable
Dharma Master Lok To
Edited by K'un Li, Shih and Dr.
Frank G. French
Transfer-of-Merit Vow (Parinamana) For
One: Disciple Nien An
Two: Disciple Wang K'ai
by the Grand Master T'an Hsu
of the Commentary by Grand Master T'an Hsu
the Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara
Coursing in the Deep Prajna Paramita,
Perceived That All Five Skandhas Are Empty.
He Overcame All Ills and Suffering.
Sariputra, Form Does Not Differ From the Void, and the Void Does Not Differ
From Form. Form is Void and Void is Form; the Same is True For Feelings,
Perceptions, Volitions and Consciousness.
the Characteristics of the Voidness of All Dharmas Are Non-Arising, Non-Ceasing,
Non-Defiled, Non-Pure, Non-Increasing, Non-Decreasing.
in the Void There Are No Forms, No Feelings, Perceptions, Volitions or
Eye, Ear, Nose, Tongue, Body or Mind; No Form, Sound, Smell, Taste, Touch
or Mind Object, No Realm of the Eye, Until We Come to No Realm of Consciousness.
Ignorance and Also No Ending of Ignorance, Until We Come to No Old Age
and Death and No Ending of Old Age and Death.
There is No Truth of Suffering, of the Cause of Suffering, of the Cessation
of Suffering, Nor of the Path.
is No Wisdom, and There is No Attainment Whatsoever.
There is Nothing To Be Attained, the Bodhisattva Relying On Prajna Paramita
Has No Obstruction in His Mind
There is No Obstruction, He Has No Fear,
He Passes Far Beyond Confused Imagination,
Reaches Ultimate Nirvana.
Buddhas of the Past, Present and Future, By Relying on Prajna Paramita,
Have Attained Supreme Enlightenment.
the Prajna Paramita is the Great Magic Spell, the Spell of Illumination,
the Supreme Spell, Which Can Truly Protect One From All Suffering Without
He Uttered the Spell of Prajnaparamita, Saying Gate, Gate, Paragate, Parasamgate,
for My Master, the Great Teacher T'an Hsu by Disciple Wang K'ai
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May all the merit and grace
gained from adorning Buddha’s Pure Land, from loving our parents, from
serving our country and from respecting all sentient beings be transformed
and transferred for the benefit and salvation of all suffering sentient
beings on the three evil paths. Furthermore, may we who read and hear this
Buddhadharma and, thereafter, generate our Bodhi Minds be reborn, at the
end of our lives, in the Pure Land