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Brahma Net Sutra

Brahma Net Sutra

There are two Sutras by this title: a) a southern school text that explains the Moral Precepts and then lists the sixty-two deviant views, and b) a Mahayana text, which explains the Ten Major Bodhisattva Precepts and Forty-Eight Minor Bodhisattva Precepts of the Bodhisattva.

1) Chinese: fan wang jing 梵網經, a) T. 21, b) Taisho T. 1484.

2) Sanskrit: Brahmajala-Sutra (not extant).

3) Pali Brahmajala-Sutta.

4) Alternate translations: net of purity, perfect net.

See Also: Moral Precepts, Bodhisattva, Bodhisattva Vows or Bodhisattva Precepts.*

BTTS translation: b) BNS 2 Volumes. (Note: text “a” is translated into English as follows: “The Brahma-Gala Suttanta (The perfect net),” Dialogues of the Buddha, I, pp. 1-55. sacred Books of the Buddhists. 1899; rpt. London: Pali text Society, 1977.)

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see also: Brahmajāla-sūtra 梵網六十二見經, 梵網經

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