The Lotus Sutra (Translations from the Asian Classics)
Professor Burton Watson | ISBN: 023108160X | PDF | 381 pages | 1993 | 9 MB
A third-century Mahayana text, this is used and revered in several traditions. It contains the essential teachings of Mahayana, stressing the doctrine of the transcendental nature of the Buddha, the ideal of the Boddhisattva, and the possibility of universal liberation.
"Watson's felicitous rendition of "The Lotus Sutra" captures superbly well the literary essence of the Chinese text. Considering the manifold complexities and beauties of the work, this is a stunning achievement." – Victor Mair