Brahmajāla Sūtra

Mahayana text; introduces Vairocana and the ten Bodhisattva precepts; named after the jeweled net in Brahma's palace as metaphor for the Dharma Doors of the Buddhas

The Brahmajāla Sūtra, also called the Brahma's Net Sutra, is a Mahayana Buddhist Vinaya Sutra.

Vairocana as described in the Brahmajala Sutra


  • The light of wisdom burns brightly in order to shed light on the vacuity of indulgence.
    • The Brahmā’s Net Sutra, as translated by A. Charles Muller and Kenneth K. Tanaka (2017), 998b

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