I’ve just discovered an excellent resource for those starting to read Chinese Buddhist texts. Lock, G. and Linebarger, G. S. (2018). Chinese Buddhist Texts: An Introductory Reader. Routledge. The authors give a full parsing of the Xīnjīng including many helpful notes. I don’t always agree with their reading, mostly because they haven’t incorporated modern research… Continue reading Lock and Linebarger
《大唐大慈恩寺三藏法師傳》 (T 2053) – a Tang Dynasty (唐) biography (傳) of Xuánzàng (aka “the Dharma Master 三藏法師傳 of the great Ci’en Temple 大慈恩寺”) by 慧立 Huìlì and 彥悰 Yàncóng from about 688 CE. English Translations. Beal, S. (1914.) The Life of Hiuen-Tsiang. By the Shamans Hwui Li and Yen-Tsung. London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner &… Continue reading The Xīnjīng in the Biography by 慧立 Huìlì and 彥悰 Yàncóng (T 2053).