SOME NOTES ON THE Fan-wang-ching

Leo M. Pruden
1967 JOURNAL OF INDIAN AND BUDDHIST STUDIES (INDOGAKU BUKKYOGAKU KENKYU)  
The name of the Fan-zvang-ching 梵 網 経 is first mentioned in the 597 (2) catalog Li-tai San pao-chi (LTSPC), section VIII, where it is listed as a two chiian sutra translated by Kumarajiva; the LTSPC appends a commentary which reads: in 406 (hung-shih 8), in the Ts'ao-t'ang-ssu, this work was finally completed by 3,000 scholars. The Sanskrit text was of 112 chuan 一 百 一 十 二 巻 and of 61 chapters 六 十 一 品. When the translation was completed, (Tao)-yung and (Tao)ying along with some 300 persons all
more » ... ceived the Ten Bodhisattva precepts-Refer to the Preface of this sutra. Seng-chao acted as its scribe 筆 受.(3)
doi:10.4259/ibk.15.925 fatcat:jlv2eiwpynfnden5367zg7mk6e