Lotus Sutra - Translations Into Chinese

Translations Into Chinese

There were six translations of the Lotus Sutra into Chinese. Three of these are extant. The extant translations are listed below:

  • The Lotus Sutra of the Correct Law, in ten volumes and twenty seven chapters, translated by Dharmaraksha in 286 AD.
  • The Lotus Sutra of the Wonderful Law, in eight volumes and twenty eight chapters, translated by Kumarajive in 406 AD.
  • The Supplemented Lotus Sutra of the Wonderful Law, in seven volumes and twenty-seven chapters, translated by Jnanagupta and Dharmagupta in 601 AD.

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