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In Praise Of the Light A Critical Synoptic Edition With an Annotated Translation Of Chapters 1-3 Of Dharmarakṣa's Guang Zan Jing 光讚經, Being the Earliest Chinese Translation Of the Larger Prajñāpāramitā
Author Kan'no, Hiroshi ; Zacchetti, Stefano
PublisherThe International Research Institute for Advanced Buddhology (=IRIAB), Soka University
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Table of contentsAcknowledgements ix
Chapter 1: General Introduction 2
1.1 Preamble 2
1.2 Aims and organisation of this work 3
1.2.1 The synoptic edition 7
1.2.2 The annotated translation 9 Some remarks on Dharmaraksa's translation technique in the Guang zan jing 13
1.3 Sources used in the synoptic edition and in the translation of the Guang zan jing 17
1.3.1 Sanskrit sources 19 The Gilgit manuscript of the Larger Prajnaparamita 19 The Nepalese recension of the Pancavimsatisahasrika Prajnaparamita 27 The Sri Lanka Fragments of the Pancaumsatisahasrika Prajnaparamita 29 The Sanskrit Satasahasrika Prajnaparamita 29
1.3.2 Tibetan sources 29
1.3.3 Chinese sources 30 The Fang guang jing 30 Kumarajiva's translation of the Larger Prajnaparamita 32 Xuanzang's translation of the Pancavimsatisahasrika Prajnaparamita 33 Methodological considerations on the Chinese sources 33
1.4 The Guang zan jing as a witness of the Larger Prajnaparamita 36
1.4.1 Versions 37
1.4.2 Recensions 42
Chapter 2: The Guan zan jing: A Historical Sketch 51
2.1 Introductory remarks 51
2.2 The earliest sources on the Guang zan jing 51
2.2.1 Dao'an's Preface to the Concise synoptic explanation of the Fang guang and the Guang zan 51
2.2.2 The anonymous Jianbei jing shizhu huming bing shuxu (JBSX) 53 Some further remarks on the JBSX as a source on the history of the GZJ 61
2.3 The catalogues 62
2.4 The fortunes of the GZJ 65
Chapter 3: Prolegomena to the Critical Edition of the Guang zan jing 74
3.1 Introductory remarks 74
3.2 The witness of the Guang zan jing 79
3.2.1 Manuscripts 79 Manuscripts of the ten-roll Guang zan jing 79 Manuscripts of the fifteen-roll Guang zan jing 80 Manuscript fragments of copies of the Guang zan jing of uncertain roll number 82 Other manuscripts 83 Variant readings and political vagaries: an excursus on the manuscript tradition of the canon 86
3.2.2 Printed editions 92 Editions of the Kaibao zan lineage (Type 1) 95 The Kaibao zang 96 The Jin zang 99 The Second Koryo canon 101 Editions on the Liao zang lineage (Type 2) 102 The Liao zang 102 The stone-carved Sutras of Fangshan 104 Editions of the Fuzho-Sixi lineage (Type 3) 109 The Fuzhou editions 110 The Sixi zang 112 The Qisha zang 115 The Puning zang 116 Ming and Qing editions 116 A problem in Type 3 editions: what happened to the final chapters of the Guang zan jing? 117
3.3 The recension of the Guang zan jing 121
3.3.1 The Northern line 123
3.3.2 The Southern line 127
3.3.3 Some general remarks on the tradition of the Guang zan jing 132
3.3.4 Conclusion: Some practical guidelines 140
3.4 The organisation of the apparatus to the critical edition of the Guang zan jing 141
PART II: Critical and Synoptic Edition of the Guang zan jing 143
PART III: Annotated Translation of the Guang zan jing 240
Created date2019.03.11
Modified date2019.03.14

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