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Author Tanahashi, Kazuaki, 1933-

Title The heart sutra : a comprehensive guide to the classic of Mahayana Buddhism / Kazuaki Tanahashi.

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. Boston : Shambhala, 2014.
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  294.385 TAN    AVAILABLE
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Description xx, 268 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-258) and index.
Contents A new translation -- Encountering he enigma -- Inpsiration of the Sutra -- Pilgrimage ot the west -- A tiny text by a giant translator -- Talisman of Talismans -- In print for one thousand years -- An acient tower resurrected -- The earliest Mahayana scripture -- Prajna Paramita as the basis for the Heart Sutra -- Versions of the Chinese Heart Sutra -- Versions of the Hridaya -- A Chinese Apocryphal text? -- Thoughts on the Aproocryphon theory -- Roles of ancient Chinese translators -- Emergenc and expansion of the Heart Sutra -- Chinese enthusiasm -- The Pan-Asian experience -- Japanese interpretations -- Scriptwise -- Rituals in the western world -- Scientific thinking.
Subject Tripiṭaka. Sūtrapiṭaka. Prajñāpāramitā. Hr̥daya -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Added Title Tripiṭaka. Sūtrapiṭaka. Prajñāpāramitā. Hr̥daya. English.
ISBN 9781611800968 (hardcover : alk. paper)
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