The Sanghata Sutra (Ārya Sanghāta Sūtra; Devanagari, आर्य सङ्घाट सूत्र) is a Mahāyāna Buddhist scripture widely circulated in northwest India and. The Ārya Saṅghāṭa Sūtra is a Mahāyāna Buddhist scripture that promises to transform all those who read it. Like other sutras, the Sanghāta records a. The English translation of the Arya Sanghata Sutra that is available on this website differs from the version that had circulated until January, in several .
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For ease of recitation, rather than use the Sanskrit diacritics accent marks that are standard in scholarly sanghtaa, this translation follows the Clay Sanskrit Library CSL conventions.
Retrieved from ” https: This translation work took place over suta course of the 5th through 10th centuries of the common era. An accent mark appears above the syllable that receives the most stress. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
First, this new English translation of the Arya Sanghata Sutra is a complete translation from the Tibetan, and sqnghata prepared snaghata making continual reference to the original Sanskrit. In general, the new translation aims to combine the highest possible degree of literal accuracy with language that reads smoothly in English. Translating from Tibetan, she consulted the Sanskrit to clarify the many places where the Tibetan was ambiguous.
If there was any common knowledge, or received wisdom as to what the title meant, it seems likely that these translators would have had access to it. However, it does not paraphrase to yield an easier or more poetic reading experience, where this would mean compromising the literal accuracy of the translation.
For ease of pronunciation during recitation, you will note that for longer Sanskrit names, an accent mark was placed on the syllable that should be stressed and words sahghata been broken up with hyphens in accordance with the rules of Sanskrit grammar, or sandhi.
The English translation of the Sanghata was prepared by Ven. This, indeed, is what Sarvashura initially requests the Buddha to give: The Sanskrit and Tibetan versions of the Sanghata themselves leave many points open for our further contemplation and discussion, and where that happens, the Adya aims to preserve those points of ambiguity as well.
The two translations appear on the CBETA electronic edition of sanghat Taisho collection as texts numbered andrespectively. The Sanskrit was also at times ambiguous or multivalent, and in those same places you may find the English to be open to multiple interpretations. Since they did not choose to translate the titles into local languages, we can speculate that either they thought it important to leave the name of the sutra in Sanskrit for some reason, or they sanghat that there was no easy answer to the question: There are major portions of the Sanskrit missing from the Khotanese version.
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Articles lacking in-text citations sytra June All articles lacking in-text citations. The earlier translation had been copied and posted on some websites in an altered and, in one case, highly truncated form. As we shall see, one possibility, which needs further consideration, is that this development was affected by the evolution of certain texts into cult objects. In some places the new translation aryw clarify points left unclear in the earlier translation, but one thing this translation does not seek to do is clear away the many moments of ambiguity and uncertainty inherent in the Sanghata.
June Learn how and when to remove this template message. This translation was submitted by Gunatilaka to Cambridge University as his PhD dissertation, but was never published. Sutea glossary was compiled in the 9th century in Tibet by a team of respected translators, under the royal decree of the Tibetan king Tri Ralpachen.
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Indeed, in the question that initiates the dialogue, Sarvashura asks for a teaching that can benefit young and old at the same time—a teaching for a pair of groups. Four Stages Arhat Buddha Bodhisattva. Pronouncing Suta Names For ease of pronunciation during recitation, you will note that for longer Sanskrit names, an accent mark was placed on the syllable that should be stressed and words have been broken up with saghata in accordance with the rules of Sanskrit grammar, or sandhi.
Because this new translation was prepared by consulting the original Sanskrit, in the many places throughout the text where Tibetan words and phrases could potentially be translated in several different ways, the new translation now relies on Sanskrit to guide choices among the various implicit meanings in the Tibetan.
That is, that a change took place in the concept of the book so that books were seen not merely as media for the conveyance of information but, for some reason or reasons as yet unclear, began to be conceived of as objects worthy of beautification. The two earliest translations we have —- the Khotanese and the first of the two Chinese translations—do not translate the name at all.
Alongside the Tibetan, she read the Sanskrit, allowing the Sanskrit to guide choices as to how to read the Tibetan in places where multiple interpretations were possible or where the language was unclear in Tibetan. Readers may notice a number sanghtaa places where the content seems to have changed significantly compared to the earlier draft translation.
Khotanese sabghata, ChineseSogdian and Tibetan. Views Read Edit View history. This seems to suggest that what are paired, or joined together, are two assemblies of Sangha. This translation into English was prepared by Ven. These are the words of Buddha and while reproducing of the Sanghata is very much encouraged, modifying it is not.
The Gilgit manuscript covers, as well as manuscripts from the find, mark an important suta in the history of the art of the book in India…. Long words in Sanskrit have been hyphenated and divided into their basic elements, where permissible.
The Sanskrit was also at times ambiguous or multivalentand in those same places you may find the English to be open to multiple interpretations. The English translation of the Arya Sanghata Sutra that is available on this website sanghaga from the version that had circulated until January, in several fundamental ways, although both were produced by the same translator. The English translation of the Sanghata Sutra is distributed as a protected pdf file to safeguard the sutra against distortion.
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