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On the Peaceful Practices of the Lotus Sutra

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On the Peaceful Practices of the Lotus Sutra
法華経安楽行義 (Chin Fa-hua-ching-an-lo-hsing-i; Jpn Hoke-kyo-anrakugyo-gi )

    Also known as The Four Peaceful Practices.

A work authored by Nan-yüeh of China during the sixth century.

It explains practices set forth in the Lotus Sutra such as meditation on the true aspect of all phenomena, the reading and reciting of the sutra, and the four peaceful practices.


The four peaceful practices are those of

deeds,
words,
thoughts, and
vows


set forth in the "Peaceful Practices" (fourteenth) chapter of the sutra.

Nan-yüeh identifies the four peaceful practices as the basis for bodhisattva practice.

See also four peaceful practices.

Source

www.sgilibrary.org