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[318] Amitābha Sūtra’s Words Are Brief With Meanings Abundant, With Practice Simple And Results Fast《阿弥陀经》言约义丰,行简效速

《阿弥陀经》言约义丰,行简效速
[318] Amitā[bha] Sūtra’s Words [Are] Brief [With] Meanings Abundant, [With] Practice Simple [And] Results Fast

古人欲令举世咸修,故以《阿弥陀经》列为日课。

Ancient ones, desiring [to] enable all throughout the world [to] cultivate [the Pure Land Dharma Door, were] thus with [the] ‘Amitā[bha] Sūtra’ listed for daily chanting [practice].

以其言约而义丰,行简而效速。

With its words brief, yet [with] meanings abundant, [with] practice simple, yet [with] results fast.

宏法大士,注疏赞扬,自古及今,多不胜数。

Great ones, [for] propagation [of the] Dharma, [with] commentaries [and] subcommentaries praising [it], since ancient [times], reaching today, [they are] many [and] not equal [to that] counted.

于中求其至广大精微者,莫过于莲池之《疏钞》。

Of those within [it], seeking that utmost vast [and] great, refined [and] subtle, none surpass [that] of [the] ‘Collected Writings [On] Commentary [On The Sūtra In Which The Buddha Speaks Of Amitā(bha Buddha)]’《佛说阿弥陀经疏钞》of [Great Master] Liánchí.

极直捷要妙者,莫过于蕅益之《要解》。

[Of] that extremely straightforward, essential [and] wonderful, none surpass [that] of [the] ‘Essential Explanation [Of The Sūtra In Which The Buddha Speaks Of Amitā(bha Buddha)]’《佛说阿弥陀经要解》of [Great Master] Ǒuyì.

幽溪法师,握台宗谛观不二之印,著《略解》圆融中道之钞。

Dharma Master Yōuxī, holding [the Tiān]tái Tradition’s truths, [while] contemplating [the] seal of non-duality, wrote [the] ‘Collected Writings Of Brief Explanations [On The Sūtra In Which The Buddha Speaks Of Amitā(bha Buddha’s) Complete Middle Path’《佛说阿弥陀经略解圆中钞》that interpenetrate [with the] middle path.

理高深而初机可入,文畅达而久修咸钦。

[With] principles profound, yet beginners can enter, [with] text smooth, yet [with that] long cultivators all respect.

净土宗十三祖印光大师
Pure Land Tradition’s 13th Patriarch Great Master Yìnguāng
《印光法师文钞》(正编):重刻弥陀圆中钞序;

Dharma Master Yìnguāng’s Collected Writings (First Compilation): Preface [For] Re-carving [Of] ‘Collected Writings [Of Brief Explanations On The Sūtra In Which The Buddha Speaks Of Amitā(bha Buddha’s] Complete Middle [Path]’《佛说阿弥陀经略解圆中钞》;
印光大师文钞菁华录(第三百十八则):十、标应读典籍(第三则)
Record [Of] Great Master Yìnguāng’s Collected Writings’ Essence (318th Short Section): 10th [Chapter]: Indication [Of] Canonical Texts [That] Should [Be] Studied (3rd Short Section)

[Ref: #318 / 10.3]

Translation by Shen Shi’an

相关典籍
Related Texts:

《佛说阿弥陀经》
Sūtra In Which The Buddha Speaks Of Amitābha Buddha
https://purelanders.com/sutra

《佛说阿弥陀经要解》Essential Explanation On The Sūtra In Which The Buddha Speaks Of Amitābha Buddha
https://purelanders.com/yaojie

中文《佛说阿弥陀经疏钞》
In Chinese: Collected Writings On Commentary On The Sūtra In Which The Buddha Speaks Of Amitābha Buddha
http://www.donglin.org/wenku/3/3-10%E4%BD%9B%E8%AF%B4%E9%98%BF%E5%BC%A5%E9%99%80%E7%BB%8F%E7%96%8F%E9%92%9E%2020170305.pdf

《佛说阿弥陀经疏钞》 摘录
Excerpts From ‘Collected Writings On Commentary On The Sūtra In Which The Buddha Speaks Of Amitābha Buddha’
https://purelanders.com/2021/11/02/excerpts-from-collected-writings-on-commentary-on-the-sutra-in-which-the-buddha-speaks-of-amitabha-buddha

中文《阿弥陀经略解圆中钞》
In Chinese: Collected Writings Of Brief Explanations On The Sūtra In Which The Buddha Speaks Of Amitābha Buddha’s Complete Middle Path
http://www.donglin.org/wenku/3/3-07A-023%20%E4%BD%9B%E8%AF%B4%E9%98%BF%E5%BC%A5%E9%99%80%E7%BB%8F%E7%95%A5%E8%A7%A3%E5%9C%86%E4%B8%AD%E9%92%9E2020.3.11.pdf

《印光大师文钞菁华录》
Record Of Great Master Yìnguāng’s Collected Writings’ Essence
https://purelanders.com/jinghualu

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