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Vajra Cutter Sutra

Vajra Cutter Sutra

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Published by James Kunga Somdub
Vajra Cutter Sutra FPMT
Vajra Cutter Sutra FPMT

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The Exalted Mah
ā
y
ā
na S
ū
tra on theWisdom Gone Beyond called
The Vajra Cutter
based on theTibetan Lhasa Zhol printing
translated into English by
Gelong Thubten Tsultrim
(American Buddhist monk George Churinoff)
 
FPMT Inc.1632 SE 11th AvenuePortland, OR 97214 USAwww.fpmt.org© 2011 FPMT Inc.All rights reserved.No part of this book may be reproduced in any form or by anymeans, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, re-cording, or by any information storage and retrieval system ortechnologies now known or developed, without permission inwriting from the publisher.Set in Microsoft PhagspaPrinted in the USA.
 
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The Vajra Cutter S
ū
tra
In the language of India:
Ā
rya Vajracchedik
ā
N
ā
ma Prajñ
ā
p
ā
ramit
ā
Mah
ā
y
ā
na S
ū
tra
1
In Tibetan:’Phags pa shes rab kyi pha rol tu phyin pa rdo rjegcod pa zhes bya ba theg pa chen po’i mdoIn English:The Exalted Mah
ā
y
ā
na S
ū
tra on theWisdom Gone Beyond called
The Vajra
Cutter 
I prostrate to all the buddhas and bodhisattvas.Thus did I hear at one time. The Bhagav
ā
n was dwell-ing at
Ś
hr
ā
vast
 ī
, in the grove of Prince Jeta, in the gar-den of An
ā
thapi
ṇḍ
ada,
3
together with a great Sangha of bhik
hus of 1,250 bhik
hus and a great many bodhisattvamah
ā
sattvas.Then, in the morning, having put on the lower andupper Dharma robes and carried the begging bowl, theBhagav
ā
n entered the great city of 
Ś
hr
ā
vast
 ī
to requestalms. Then, having gone to the great city of 
Ś
hr
ā
vast
 ī
torequest alms, the Bhagav
ā
n afterwards enjoyed the almsfood, and having performed the activity of food,
4
since hehad given up alms of later food,
5
put away the beggingbowl and upper robe. He washed his feet, sat upon the

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