You should all check out this latest edition of the Shurangama Sutra:
Just getting through the introduction – it is superb!
This Sutra is a MUST learn for ALL Buddhists out there for it will give you the proper foundation to understand the entirety of the Buddha’s teaching as it was originally taught by the Buddha himself. This will save you guys months and even years of going down the wrong track and getting confused by the plethora of conflicting opinions of modern Buddhist writers.
How important is this Sutra? In the Sutra of Ultimate Extinction – the Buddha prophesied that it’s the disappearance of this particular Sutra that will mark the beginning of the extinction of his teaching. The turning point of the extinction of the Buddha’s Dharma will be the loss of this particular Sutra. So you can see that this particular Sutra contains the genuine principles of the Dharma as taught by the Buddha.
So that’s why it’s important to study this particular Sutra in depth as much as you can and learn and memorize the Shurangama Mantra as best you can!
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