Sutras Translations

Chinese And English Buddhist Scriptures And Commentaries 中英文佛教经论

Buddhist Sūtras And Śāstras
(Treatises) With English Translations

This list at will be updated regularly.

The Five Pure Land Sūtras And One Treatise

The Sūtra In Which The Buddha Speaks Of Amitābha Buddha

The Sūtra In Which The Buddha Speaks Of Contemplation On Immeasurable Life Buddha

The Sūtra In Which The Buddha Speaks Of Immeasurable Life

The Great Buddha Crown’s Śūraṅgama Sūtra’s Section On Great Power Arrived Bodhisattva’s Perfect Penetration With Mindfulness Of Buddha

The Great Right And Vast Buddha’s Flower Adornment Sūtra’s Universal Virtue Bodhisattva’s Practices’ And Vows’ Chapter

Rebirth Treatise

Related Teachings:

‘The Pure Land Tradition’s Five Sūtras’ As Checked By The Chinese Pure Land Tradition’s 13th Patriarch Great Master Yìnguāng

Great (Mahā) Parinirvāṇa Sūtra: The Dharma Of Four Reliances And Four Non-Reliances

Treatise On Perfection Of Great Wisdom: Commentary On The Four Reliances  

The Three Great Essentials When Approaching The End Of Life

The Treatise On Ten Doubts About Pure Land

The Essential Explanation On The Amitābha Sūtra As Spoken By The Buddha

The Great Buddha Crown’s Śūraṅgama Sūtra’s Sixth Scroll’s Four Kinds Of Clear And Definitive Instructions On Purity

The Sūtra On Praises Of The Pure Land With Buddhas’ Protection And Reception

Kṣitigarbha Sūtra’s Niànfó Teachings

The Sūtra In Which The Buddha Speaks Of Kṣitigarbha Bodhisattva

Sūtra In Which The Buddha Speaks On Fathers’ & Mothers’ Kindness Being Difficult To Repay

The Sūtra In Which The Buddha Speaks Of The Dharma’s Complete End

The Sūtra In Which The Buddha Speaks Of Five Great Givings

The Sūtra In Which The Buddha Speaks Of Eight Great Beings’ Realisations’ [Brief Explanation]

The Sūtra Of Forty-Two Sections

The Mahāyāna Entry Of Laṅkāvatāra Sūtra’s 8th Chapter On Severing Of Eating Meat

Prajñā Pāramitā (Heart) Hṛdaya Sūtra

Guānshìyīn Bodhisattva’s Universal Door Chapter

Discussion On Mindfulness Of Buddha And Encounters Of Demons

Exhortation To Give Rise To True Faith

(Afterword On) Practices With Ten Great Obstacles (Or) Ten Kinds Of Non-Seeking

The ‘Human’ Word’s Hidden And Profound Meaning Elucidated

Verses For Universal Exhortation To Be Mindful Of Buddha For Rebirth In Pure Land

Mindfulness Of Buddha In ‘Treatise On Awakening Of Faith In The Mahāyāna’ And ‘Net-Tearing Commentary’

Verses For Giving Rise To Aspiration For Birth In The Western Pure Land

The Parable Of Two Rivers And The White Path

[32] 文殊、普贤与弥勒菩萨所唱的《寒山拾得忍耐歌》
‘The Song Of Patience By Hánshān And Shídé’ As Sung By The Bodhisattvas Mañjuśrī, Samantabhadra And Maitreya

[33] 憨山大师《费闲歌》
Great Master Hānshān’s ‘Song On Wasting In Vain’

[34] 憨山大师《醒世歌》
Great Master Hānshān’s ‘Song For Awakening The World’

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Namo Amituofo : Translations by Shen Shi’an

Please be mindful of your speech, Amituofo!

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