Diamond Sutra-Heart Sutra-260 Character Heart Sutra-Sutra in Fourty-two sections.. Traditional Chinese Culture Series - The wisdom of the classics in comics. ISBN: 9787514343694
ISBN-10: 7-5143-4369-5, 7514343695
ISBN-13: 978-7-5143-4369-4, 9787514343694
Series: Traditional Chinese Culture Series
Shipping Weight: 680g
Size: 168mm x 234mm
Language: modern and classical Chinese [simplified characters], English
Year of Publication: 2016
Publisher: Modern Publishing House (现代出版社)
Diamond Sutra - Heart Sutra - 260 Character Heart Sutra - Sutra in Fourty-two sections is part of the traditional Chinese culture series. Discover the teachings of these sutras in this culture comic. With bilingual texts in modern Chinese and English and notes with classical Chinese texts. Collected and popularized by the immensely popular Chinese illustrator Tsai Chih Chung, the book brings to life the spirit, philosophy and thought of ancient China through cartoon panels with a text that is irreverently humorous yet replete with wisdom. It is a great and easy tool to learn Chinese classics.
Included in this volume:
Diamond Sutra 金刚经. The fabulous Diamond Sutra is one of the most important texts of Mahayana Buddhism, a wood-panel print of the Diamond Sutra was discovered in the Chinese Mogao Grottoes and is considered the first printed book of human history. The Diamond Sutra, which only consists of 5175 characters, is difficult to interpret, only the pure text will not give you the true meaning, only through personal practice and experience will you succeed.
Heart Sutra 心经. Comic adaptation of the Heart Sutra with additional text in classical Chinese. The Heart Sutra (心 经, also Sutra of the highest wisdom) is one of the best known texts of Mahayana Buddhism. In most cases, however, not the Sanskrit original, but the Chinese version is studied. Collected by the popular illustrator Tsai Chih Chung, this version contains sutra verses for today's readers, which make the philosophy of Buddhism easy to understand with comic strips. A text full of wisdom that is great for studying Chinese classics.
260 Character Heart Sutra 260字心经. The 260 character Heart Sutra is the core of the Mahaprajnaparamita Sutra, and has been dedicated a separate area in this book.
Sutra in 42 Sections 四十二章经. This book has a central meaning regarding the entrance of Buddhism in China. Discover the humorous drawings of illustrator Tsai Chih Chung with the classic Chinese original texts as well as the English and modern Chinese translation.
Traditional Chinese Culture Series
The wisdom of the classsics in comics
Tsai Chih Chung`sbooks have sold over 40 million copies in 44 countries around the world
The writings of Chinese early thinkers have influenced all facets of Chinese culture and society, from education to art, from politics and warfare to common etiquette. The popular comic book artist TSAI CHIH CHUNG has faithfully brought the wisdom of these classics to life with his uniquely charming illustrations.
This series on Traditional Chinese Thought features the great thinkers of Chinese history, including:
- Confucius, the sage of harmonious living
- Laozi, the Daoist sage of natural living
- Zhuangzi, the Daoist sage of freedom and spontaneity
- Sunzi, the sage of winning without warring
- Zen masters, the sages of living in the moment
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