Translation of the Brahmajāla Sutta 2

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This manuscript is Gogerly's translation of the Brahmajāla sutta. It consists of 16 loose double foolscap sheets. Written in Gogerly's hand, possibly in Sri Lanka (Ceylon); date unknown. Translated from Sinhalese. The text includes many corrections and notes in red. The sutta discusses two main topics: 1) the elaboration of the Ten Precepts (Cūḷa-sīla), the Middle Precepts (Majjhima-sīla), and the Great Precepts (Mahā-sīla); 2) the 62 beliefs (diṭṭhi) which are devoutly practised by ascetics in India. 32.5cmX20.5cm.

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