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Dazangjing 大藏經 refers to Chinese Buddhist canon known as the Great Treasury Scriptures. The canon was expanded and modified through the ages for more than one thousand years.

The word Dazangjing 大藏經 literally means “Great Treasury Scriptures” and refers to the Chinese Buddhist canon. In Chinese the word zang 藏 renders the Sanskrit word pitaka (basket), which refers to the vessel that contained the scriptures, resting on palm leaves, in the early Buddhist tradition. The Chinese

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By |2014-12-16T16:53:44-05:00January 23rd, 2012|Berkshire Encyclopedia of China, Religion, Religion or Philosophy, Values and Worldview|Comments Off on Dazangjing (Great Treasury Scriptures) (Dàzàngjīng 大藏經)|Dàzàngjīng 大藏經 (Dazangjing (Great Treasury Scriptures))

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