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Contents of Diamond Sutra

by Sangharakshita

... flavour of irrelevancy.
DIAMOND SUTRA.
contents p.vi.
255Arrangement of the text of the sutra.
256 Learning the Diamond sutra off by heart.
256 l5b. text ( Conze p.55 )
256ff. If you hear the discourse you~are a 'Bodhi-being'
-
being drawn to a teaching when you are ready for it.
261 Adam and 'the fall'.
263l5c. text ( Conze p.56 )
264ff. Humiliation - reciting the sutra in connection with
purification of sins - effects of unskilful actions
purged by humiliation.
266~Ta~e~no.l4~
267ff. Merit (punya) and humiliation - ego - failure -
criticism - illness - ridicule - salving pride -
Milarepa.
27Sf Yalahankar Swami.
276Hakuin and the illegitimate child.
276ff. Success and failure - ambition.
2796. THE BODHISATTVAS
6a.
The Bodhisattva's Vow ( Conze p.57 )
2806b. The Bodhisattva's state of mind when he met Dipankara
( Conze p.58 )
2816c. The Bodhisattva at the end of his career ( Conze p.58 )
282'1Suchness".
282Truth and falsity.
282Humiliation as the basis for the arising of perfect
vision.
2836d. The Bodhisattva's attitude to his tasks ( Conze p.59 )
283f. Pudgala-nairatmya and dharma-nairatmya.
2847. THE BUDDHAS
7a.
The Buddha's Five Eyes ( Conze p.59 )
287 ~a~e~n~o.l5~
2877b. The Buddha's superknowledge of others'thoughts
Conze p.59 )
2887c. The Buddha's Merit is no Merit ( Conze p.60288 7d. The Buddha's physical body ( Conze p.60288f. rupakaya - dharmakaya, sambhogakaya, nirmanakaya.
289 7e. The Buddha's teaching ( Conze p.6l )
The Buddha is not self-conscious about his teaching.
DIAMOND SUTRA.
contents p.vii.
2902lb. text ( Conze p.61 )
2917f. The Buddha's Dharma ( Conze p.61 )
2937g. Once more about the Buddha's Merit ( Conze p.622957h. The Buddha as a saviour, and the nature of emancipation
( Conze p.62 )
2957i. The true nature of a Buddha ( Conze p.62 )
298LTape_no.l6~
2987k. The effectiveness of meritorious deeds ( Conze p.63 )
29928. text ( Conze p.63 )
299ff. The patient acceptance of the non-arising of dharmas
(anutpanna-dharma-kshanti) - illusion of a magician
- first of the three fetters (sakaya ditthi).
30229. text ( Conze p.64 )
303The 32 chapters of the Diamond sutra and the 32 marks.
3048. ADVICE TO THE IMPERFECT
8a.
The material world ( Conze p.64 )
3088b. Views and attitudes ( Conze p.66 )
309Sc. The key to supreme knowledge ( Conze p.67 )
312f. Yogacara distinction between absOlute existence,
relative existence, and illusory existence.
315~Ta~e~no.17~
31Sf. Magical illusion - magician in Kalimpong - rope trick.
316Ultimate, relative, and illusory reality.
318Impermanence - impermanence as a cause of melancholy or
exhiliration.
319Enlightenment as waking from a dream.
320Insight and laughter.
32lf. The effect on the FWB0 of the prevailing psychological,
social, and economic climate.
3239. THE SECOND CONCLUSION ( Conze p.71 )
324£final page.

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