The Buddhist books of wisdom. The diamond sutra. The heart sutra
Author: E. Conze
Thirty generations of Buddhists in China, Japan, Tibet and Mongolia have isolated two books as the holiest of saints: the Diamond Sutra, or, more properly, the "Perfection of Wisdom that cuts like a diamond", and the Heart Sutra , or the Sutra that contains the true 'heart', 'foundation' or 'essence' of Wisdom, both composed in the XNUMXth century AD. C. and here translated by one of the greatest orientalists of the century.