Category Sutras

A manuscript page from Kalpa Sūtra (Jainism)

In , a sutta or is a part of the canonical literature.

The term sutta or sutra probably has roots in sūkta (su + ukta), “well spoken” from the belief that “all that was spoken by the Lord was well-spoken”.

They share the character of sermons of “well spoken” with the Jaina sutras.

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Vairocana statue in Sam Poh Wan Futt Chi

Sutras & beings related to Vairocana Buddha

is a cosmic buddha from Mahayana and Vajrayana . Vairocana is often interpreted, in texts like the Avatamsaka Sutra, as the dharmakāya of the historical Gautama Buddha. In East Asian Buddhism, Vairocana is also seen as the embodiment of the Buddhist concept of śūnyatā. In the conception of the 5 Jinas of Mahayana and Vajrayana Buddhism, Vairocana is at the centre and is considered a Primordial .