Fo xing lun

From Buddha-Nature


佛性論
fó xìng lùn
ཕོ་ཤིང་ལུང་ (*སངས་རྒྱས་ཀྱི་རང་བཞིན་བསྟན་པའི་བསྟན་བཅོས།)
Buddha Nature Treatise
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An influential text in East Asian on buddha-nature attributed in the Chinese canon to Vasubandhu. Though no Sanskrit recension nor Tibetan translation has ever been located it was reportedly translated into Chinese by Paramārtha in the 6th century. Much like the Awakening of Faith in the Mahāyāna, several modern scholars of East Asian Buddhism have surmised that the work may have been actually composed by Paramārtha.

The Saṃdhigambhīranirmocanasūtratīkā composed by Wan tshik translated from Chinese to Tibetan by Gö Chodrub mentions this treatise about ten times.
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  • King, Sallie B. Buddha Nature. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 1991.

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