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In the Shurangama Sutra, the Buddha explains to one of his disciples, Ananda, the nature of mind, matter and awareness. He also explains the methods of practice and the results of practice, including stages of attainment and levels of rebirth.
In this volume, the fifth of eight volumes, 25 sages in the Buddha's assembly explain the method they used to reach enlightenment. Manjushri Bodhisattva and Kuan Yin Boddhisattva use the method of returning the hearing to listen to the self-nature. They explain that this is the easiest method of cultivation for living beings to quickly attain enlightenment.
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The late Tripitaka Master Hsuan Hua was the first person to lecture the Shurangama Sutra in its entirety in the United States. He was born near Manchuria, China in 1918 and became a Buddhist monk at 19. He taught at Nan Hua Academy in Canton, China, the same school where the 6th Patriarch Master Hui Neng taught in the 7th century. He came to American in 1962 with a vow to spread Buddhism in the West. Before his passing in 1995, he established 28 monasteries in Asia and North America.
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