The Sanghata Sutra (Ārya Sanghāta Sūtra; Devanagari, आर्य सङ्घाट सूत्र) is a Mahāyāna Buddhist scripture widely circulated in northwest India and. The Ārya Saṅghāṭa Sūtra is a Mahāyāna Buddhist scripture that promises to transform all those who read it. Like other sutras, the Sanghāta records a. The English translation of the Arya Sanghata Sutra that is available on this website differs from the version that had circulated until January, in several .
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Translating from Tibetan, she consulted the Sanskrit to clarify the many places where the Tibetan was ambiguous. However, it does not paraphrase to yield an easier or more poetic reading experience, where this would mean compromising the literal accuracy of the translation. The two translations appear srya the CBETA electronic edition of the Taisho collection as texts numbered andrespectively.
For ease of recitation, rather than use the Sanskrit diacritics accent marks that are standard in scholarly works, this translation follows the Clay Sanskrit Library CSL conventions. June Learn how and when to remove this template message. In some places the new translation should clarify points left unclear in the earlier translation, but one thing this translation does not seek to do is clear away the many moments of ambiguity and uncertainty inherent in the Sanghata.
Articles lacking in-text citations from June All articles lacking in-text citations. Indeed, in the question that initiates the dialogue, Sarvashura asks for a teaching that can benefit young and old at the same time—a teaching for a pair of groups.
Because this new translation was prepared by consulting the original Sanskrit, in the many places throughout the text where Tibetan words and phrases could potentially be translated in several different ways, the new translation now relies on Sanskrit to guide choices among the various implicit meanings in the Tibetan. Long words in Sanskrit have been hyphenated and divided into their basic elements, where permissible.
The Sanskrit was also at times ambiguous or multivalent, and in those same places you may find the English to be open to multiple interpretations. This translation work took place over the course of the 5th through 10th centuries of the common era. Lhundup Damcho and completed in January, Retrieved from ” https: In general, the new translation aims to combine the highest possible degree of literal accuracy with language that reads smoothly in English.
Pronouncing Sanskrit Names For ease of pronunciation during recitation, you will note that for longer Sanskrit names, an accent mark was placed on the syllable that should be stressed and words have been broken up with hyphens in accordance with the rules of Sanskrit grammar, or sandhi. This translation into English was prepared by Ven.
The Gilgit manuscript covers, as well as manuscripts from the find, mark an xrya phase in the history of the art of the book in India…. Readers may notice a number of places where the content seems to have changed significantly compared to the earlier draft translation. This, indeed, is what Sarvashura initially requests the Buddha to give: The English translation of the Arya Sanghata Sutra that is available on this website differs from the version that had circulated until January, in several fundamental ways, although both were produced by the same translator.
This glossary was compiled in the 9th century in Tibet by a team of respected translators, under the royal decree of the Tibetan king Tri Ralpachen. The English translation qrya the Sanghata was prepared by Ven. The Chinese translation was produced by an Indian scholar working in China in the 6th century, while the Khotanese was produced some time before the middle of the 5th century, a time when contact sanghhata Indian and Khotanese scholars would still have been relatively easy.
This page was last edited on 5 Mayat The earlier translation had been copied and posted on some websites in an altered and, in one ssutra, highly stra form. This article includes a list of referencesbut its sources remain unclear because it has insufficient inline citations.
This seems to suggest that what are paired, or joined together, are two assemblies of Sangha. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. But which two monastic assemblies are paired? Views Read Edit View history. The Sanskrit was also at times ambiguous or multivalentand in those same places you may find the English to be open to multiple interpretations.
Sanhata ease of pronunciation during recitation, you will note that for longer Sanskrit names, an accent mark was placed on the syllable sanbhata should be stressed and words have been broken up with hyphens in accordance with the rules of Sanskrit grammar, or sandhi.
An accent mark appears above the syllable that receives the most stress. The two earliest translations we have —- the Khotanese and the first of the two Chinese translations—do not translate the name at all.
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This translation was submitted by Gunatilaka to Cambridge University as his PhD dissertation, but was never published. There are major portions of the Sanskrit missing from the Khotanese version. The Sanskrit and Tibetan versions of the Sanghata themselves leave many points open for our further contemplation and discussion, and where that happens, the English aims to preserve those points of ambiguity as well. The earlier version combined two sanghhata translations: Since they did not choose to translate the titles into local languages, we can speculate that either they thought it important to leave the name of the sutra in Sanskrit for some reason, or they aryya that there was no easy answer to the question: A colophon at the end of that translation suggests that there had sangbata an earlier translation, now lost, whose ‘language was updated’ by the only translation that survives.
Please help to improve this article by introducing more precise citations. These are the words of Buddha and while reproducing of wutra Sanghata is very much encouraged, modifying it is not.
First, this new English translation of the Arya Sanghata Sutra is a complete translation from the Tibetan, and was prepared by making continual reference to the original Sanskrit. If there was any common knowledge, or received wisdom as to what the title meant, it seems likely that these translators would have had access to it.
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