Read the Diamond Sutra Here

Buddha Photo by Alex JohnsonTo begin reading the Diamond Sutra just Click Here for the First Page.

Diamond Sutra Home Page

Links To Individual Chapters Of The Diamond Sutra

  1. This is what I heard.
  2. Subhuti, who was sitting in the congregation,
    rose from his seat
  3. All living beings, whether born from eggs,
    from the womb
  4. In the practice of compassion and charity
    a disciple should be detached
  5. Can the Buddha be recognized by means of his bodily form?
  6. In the future, if a person hears this teaching
  7. Subhuti, has the Buddha arrived at the highest,
    most fulfilled
  8. If a person filled over ten thousand galaxies
    with the seven treasures
  9. Does one who has entered the stream which
    flows to enlightenment
  10. When I was in a previous life, with Dipankara Buddha
  11. Subhuti, if there were as many Ganges rivers as
  12. Subhuti, if any person in any place were to teach
    even four lines
  13. By what name shall we know this Sutra,
    so that it can be honored
  14. Subhuti had understood its profound meaning
    and was moved to tears
  15. If on the one hand, a son or daughter of a
    good family gives up
  16. Furthermore, Subhuti, if a good man or
    good woman who accepts
  17. At that time, the venerable Subhuti then
    asked the Buddha
  18. Does the Buddha have human eyes?
  19. If a follower were to give away enough treasures
    to fill 3,000 universes
  20. Subhuti, what do you think, should one look for Buddha
  21. Subhuti, do not maintain that the Buddha
    has this thought
  22. Subhuti again asked, “Blessed lord,
    when you attained complete
  23. What I have attained in total Enlightenment
    is the same as others
  24. Subhuti, if a person collected treasures as
    high as 3,000 of the highest
  25. Subhuti, do not say that the Buddha has the idea,
    ‘I will lead all
  26. Is it possible to recognize the Buddha by the
    32 physical marks?
  27. However, Subhuti, if you think that the
    Buddha realizes the highest
  28. Subhuti, if someone gives treasures equal to
    the number of sands
  29. Subhuti, if any person were to say that the
    Buddha is now coming or
  30. Subhuti, if any good person, either man or woman,
    were to take 3,000
  31. If any person were to say that the Buddha,
    in his teachings, has
  32. Subhuti, if anyone gave to the Buddha
    an immeasurable quantity of the


Help Support This Website