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Lotus Sutra

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(@adcarringtonchappell)
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Any advise on how to "read" the Lotus Sutra. The language is fine and good and to be honest this is the first Sutra I have read. I find that the flow is somewhat wordy (it's like reading a Tolkien novel 😊). I do have the Middle Length Discourses that I will begin shortly but went into the Lotus Sutra as I had it as a PDF already. 

 
Posted : 25/01/2022 9:13 am
Linda Blanchard
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I'm not particularly familiar with the Lotus Sutra, since my practice and study of Buddhism centers around the older talks passed on via Theravada, but I thought I ought to say how strongly I agree with you about the wordiness. You got a laugh out of me with your Tolkien comment. 

The Middle Length Discourses are a great way to start diving in. If you check back in here I hope you'll let us know how you're getting along with it.

 
Posted : 07/04/2023 2:23 pm
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