Diamond Sutra

Diamond Sutra

The Diamond Sūtra is a Mahāyāna sūtra from the Prajñāpāramitā, or "Perfection of Wisdom" genre, and emphasizes the practice of non-abiding and non-attachment.

A copy of the Chinese version of Diamond Sūtra, found among the Dunhuang manuscripts in the early 20th century and dated back to May 11, 868, is, in the words of the British Library, "the earliest complete survival of a dated printed book."

The full Sanskrit title of this text is the Vajracchedikā Prajñāpāramitā Sūtra.

Read more about Diamond Sutra:  Title, History, Contents and Teachings, Dunhuang Block Print

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