A short text (less than 250 words) composed somewhere around the 1st century CE, probably in China, considered to contain the essence of Mahayana Buddhism. The Heart Sutra is part of a larger body of works called the Prajnaparamita Scriptures, and is chanted daily throughout the world in Chan, Zen, and other Mahayana temples.« Back to Glossary Index
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