Essentially a discourse on merit, particularly that of the buddhas who have accumulated it over countless eons, this sūtra is quoted briefly in the Ratnagotravibhāga in the context of the adventitious nature of the afflictions and the pure nature of the mind.
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Apart from that, this sūtra is not related to the notion of buddha nature. (pp. 46-47)
- D148 (eighty-eight folios) as well as Taishō 397 (8) and 404.
|Other Titles||~ ārya-gaganagañja-paripṛcchā-nāma-mahāyāna-sūtra|
|Text exists in||~ Tibetan|
|Canonical Genre||~ Kangyur · Sūtra · mdo sde · Sūtranta|
|Literary Genre||~ Sūtras - mdo|
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