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Heart Sutra of Prajnaparamita Translated by Master Hsuan-tsang of Tang Dynasty Bodhisattva Avalokitê vara has been practicing the profound prajanaparamita for ś a long time. He sees the five aggregates are empty of own-nature ( Also translated into Chinese as and . 'Skandha' means 'accumulation.' The collection of the five compositional elements of our existence. The five skandhas are the division of matter and mind into five categories, which are form, feeling, perception, impulse and consciousness), and saves from suffering of calamities. riputra. The form is not different from the emptiness; and the emptiness is not Śā different from the form. The form itself is the emptiness; and the emptiness itself is the form. Sensation, conception, volition and consciousness are also like this. Sariputra. These empty characters of all dharmas neither arise nor cease. They do not stain, clarify, increase, or decrease. Therefore in the emptiness, there is no form; no sensation, conception, volition and consciousness; no eyes, ears, noses, tongues, bodies, or minds; no dharmas of color, sound, smell, taste, or tactile sensation; no visual sphere (element or realm of sight); and even no conscious sphere (mental cognitive awareness element—the domain of the functions of the mental consciousness); no nescience (Ignorance, delusion, folly), and also no end of the nescience; and even no age and death, and also no end of the age and death. There are no suffering, origination, cessation, and path; no wisdom or gain.—in that there
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This note was uploaded on 04/22/2010 for the course CHINESE 150 taught by Professor Robert during the Spring '09 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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