It also was translated into Tibetan. The original Sanskrit text has not survived to the present day. The fifth chapter discusses the Eight Consciousnesses , including the "Storehouse Consciousnesses". Chapter seven outlines a theory of textual interpretation in light of the Buddha's various teachings, and chapter eight and nine discusses the path to enlightenment and meditation.
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The Samdhinirmochana Sutra Skt. This sutra is known for its presentation of the Three Turnings of the Wheel of the Dharma , an important scheme for classifying the teachings of the Buddha.
There is also a large Chinese commentary by Woncheuk , a Korean student of Xuanzang which cites many sources with differing opinions and a Tibetan commentary attributed to Byang chub rdzu 'phrul. According to contemporary scholar Jan Westerhoff , the text "probably appeared in the third century CE its first Chinese translation was made around Translator John Powers identifies ten chapters based on the Tibetan version of the text.
Buswell also identifies ten chapters. The ten chapters according to Powers are : . Translators John Keenan and Thomas Cleary present the text in eight chapters. In this case, part of chapter 1 and chapters of the previous outline are condensed into a single chapter. The outline in eight chapters from Keenan is: . From Encyclopedia of Buddhism. Jump to: navigation , search. Categories : Texts Mahayana sutras Yogacara texts.
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The Samdhinirmocana Sutra