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The text, written in verse, presents the [[Mahayana]] path from the [[Yogacara]] perspective.  It comprises twenty-two chapters with a total of 800 verses. There is commentary (''[[bhashya|bhāṣya]]'') on this text by [[Vasubandhu]] and several sub-commentaries by [[Sthiramati]] and others.
 
The text, written in verse, presents the [[Mahayana]] path from the [[Yogacara]] perspective.  It comprises twenty-two chapters with a total of 800 verses. There is commentary (''[[bhashya|bhāṣya]]'') on this text by [[Vasubandhu]] and several sub-commentaries by [[Sthiramati]] and others.
 
==Outline==
 
The text has twenty-one chapters (Tib. [[ལེའུ་]], ''le’u''):
 
 
#Chapter One
 
#Establishing the [[Mahayana]]
 
#[[Refuge]]
 
#Gotra (Tib. [[རིགས་]], ''rigs'')
 
#[[Bodhicitta]] (Tib. [[སེམས་བསྐྱེད་]], ''sems bskyed'')
 
#Accomplishment/Practice (Tib. [[སྒྲུབ་པ་]], ''sgrub pa'')
 
#Suchness (Tib. [[དེ་ཁོ་ན་ཉིད་]], ''de kho na nyid'')
 
#Power (Tib. [[མཐུ་]], ''mthu'')
 
#Complete Maturation (Tib. ཡོངས་སུ་སྨིན་པ་, ''yongs su smin pa'')
 
#Awakening (Tib. [[བྱང་ཆུབ་], ''byang chub'')
 
#Aspiration (Tib. [[མོས་པ་]], ''mos pa'')
 
#Thorough Investigation Tib. [[ཡོངས་སུ་ཚོལ་བ་]], ''yongs su tshol ba'')
 
#Explication (Tib. [[བཤད་པ་]], ''bshad pa'')
 
#Practice (Tib. [[སྒྲུབ་པ་]], ''sgrub pa)''
 
#Subsequent Teaching of the Instructions (Tib. གདམས་ངག་རྗེས་སུ་བསྟན་པ་, ''gdams ngag rjes su bstan pa'')
 
#Tib. ཐབས་དང་ལྡན་པའི་ལས་, ''thabs dang ldan pa’i las''
 
#The [[paramita]]s and means of attraction (Tib. བསྡུ་པ་, ''bsdu ba'')
 
#Tib. མཆོད་པ་དང་བསྟེན་པ་དང་ཚད་མེད་པ་, ''mchod pa dang bsten pa dang tshad med pa''
 
#The [thirty-seven] Harmonies with [[Enlightenment]] (Tib. བྱང་ཆུབ་ཀྱི་ཕྱོགས་དང་མཐུན་པ་, ''byang chub kyi phyogs dang mthun pa'')
 
#Enlightened Qualities (Tib. [[ཡོན་ཏན་]], ''yon tan'')
 
#Tib. སྤྱོད་པ་དང་མཐར་ཐུག་པ་, ''spyod pa dang mthar thug pa''
 
  
 
==Tibetan Text==
 
==Tibetan Text==
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Mahayana sutra alamkara (Skt. Mahāyānasūtrālaṃkāra, alt. Sūtrālaṃkāra; T. Theg pa chen po’i mdo sde’i rgyan ཐེག་པ་ཆེན་པོ་རྒྱུད་བླ་མའི་བསྟན་བཆོས་; C. Dasheng zhuangyan jing lun 大乘莊嚴經論) known in English as The Ornament of the Mahayana Sutras, is an important Mahayana treatise that, according to tradition, was presented to Asanga by the Buddha Maitreya. In the Tibetan tradition, this text is identified as one of the Five Treatises of Maitreya.

The text, written in verse, presents the Mahayana path from the Yogacara perspective. It comprises twenty-two chapters with a total of 800 verses. There is commentary (bhāṣya) on this text by Vasubandhu and several sub-commentaries by Sthiramati and others.

Tibetan Text

Translations

English

  • Asanga, Universal Vehicle Discourse Literature Mahayanasutralamkara (Treasury of the Buddhist Sciences), American Institute of Buddhist Studies, 2004
  • Asanga & Jamgön Mipham. A Feast of the Nectar of the Supreme Vehicle: An Explanation of the Ornament of the Mahayana Sutras, Maitreya's Mahāyānasūtrālaṅkāra with a commentary by Jamgön Mipham, Padmakara Translation Group (Shambhala, 2018)
  • Maitreya. Ornament of the Great Vehicle Sutras: Maitreya’s Mahayanasutralamkara with Commentaries by Khenpo Shenga and Ju Mipham. Dharmachakra Translation Committee (Shambhala Publications, 2014) ISBN 978-1559394284

French

  • S. Levi, Mahāyāna Sūtrālaṅkāra. Exposé de la doctrine du grand véhicule selon le système Yogācāra, Honoré Champion, Paris, 1911


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