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By Robert Gimello

The amount approximately Avatamsaka Buddhism in East Asia is the results of a symposium prepared in France in 2008. 15 contributions mirror the methods of manifestation and of expression of Huayan doctrines in different realms and at diverse sessions. in comparison with prior worthwhile experiences, the current quantity intends to open broader views, to provide the chance to strengthen opened problematics, in accordance with basic assets, textual and iconological. The Avatamsaka doctrines have built specific methods of expression and paradigms at the chinese language soil, as a sinized Buddhism, they're acknowledged to have accomplished a philosophical revolution within the background of Mahayana: absolutely the isn't the aim of the philosophical and soteriological inquiry, yet its element of departure. the area is not just an phantasm to be transcended yet a manifestation of this very Absolute. The Avatamsaka should be noticeable because the spine of influencial currents, the Chan or Zen, the Tiantai or Tendai, the Ritualistic Buddhism, the natural Land teachings, in addition to the track stories. The renewal of problematics on heritage of faith within the some distance East quarter, because the so-called mixed scheme at the same time philosophical (exoteric) and ritualist (esoteric), supplies a intending to the strategy of Avatamsaka present as universal denominator associated from China until the Qitan sector to Korea and Japan.

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94b 1 : tin 'dzin yul la 'jugs pa. 1 1 0 lust. pI. masc. in -ebhi (see BHSG 8: I l l ) . 1 1 1 Restore: (ya)thiisay[a}nam * ; Tib . 94b 5 : bsam p a biin duo 1 1 2 lust. pI. masc. in -ebhi (see BHSG 8: I l l ) . 1 1 3 Restore: [buj(ddha) ; Tib. 94b 5 : sans rgyas. 0 0 HORI SHIN' reHIRO 28 III + tra kayu1 l 4 a[n] . [r] . tu l 1 5 aprama l 1 6 III III . [d]ise em] . e . i . . [oJ III 111 + . . + + + + + + + + + + 111 v3 v4 v5 . vq vr l 1 7 vs . [u k] . + . [r] . . [y] . + + + 111 pulam* l 1 8 sarvbagul)as.

These fragments seem to belong to one single manuscript originally contain­ ing the entire text of BA. 2 . 1. Present Locations and Find-spot of the Manuscript Fragments Fragments of our BA manuscript are currently scattered in the three collections : ( 1 ) One small fragment from Gv (see below 3 . 5) belongs to the Petrovsky Col­ lection of the Institute of Oriental Manuscripts of the Russian Academy of Sciences in St. Petersburg. This collection consists of manuscript fragments in various lan­ guages collected by Nikolaj Fedorovic Petrovskij .

Acc. sg. in -u (see BHSG 8: 20, 30); Tib. ; 3. pI. aor. in -i�u (see BHSG 3 2 : 30, 3 1 , p. 2 l 0a "gaccha-tt'). 41 Restore: (dha)[r](madhii)tu[n](a)[y](ii) [s](a)[rvbe}; an uneven piida (pathyii) in anu�tubh; Tib. 87a5 : chos dbyins tshul rnams thams cad kyan . 42 Restore: (sa)rvb(a)�etraraja(/J)pa[thaib); an even piida in anu�tubh. &� 3H corresponds to this restoration, while Si 3 1 a l 8 -W�*U r:p has no equivalent for pathaib . Tib. 87a8-b l : iin kun rdul phran sbubs dag tu. :�it�{� ; Tib.

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