The Diamond Sutra
(before 401 CE)

Frontispiece of a Chinese Diamond Sutra

Just the Facts:
  • Name: The Diamond Sutra
  • Known as: Vajracchedikā Prajñāpāramitā Sūtra
  • Date: before 401 CE
  • Place: India
  • Language: Sanskrit
  • What it is: Indian Buddhist text; one of the shortest, densest of sutras, it "cuts like a diamond," and emphasizes non-attachment

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