The Original Vows of Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva Sutra 地藏菩薩本願經

The Original Vows of Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva SutraThe Original Vows of Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva Sutra is a Mahayana Buddhist teachings on the Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva, who vows to attain the final enlightenment after the hell realm is emptied. The sutra illustrates how Ksitigarbha became a bodhisattva with his great vows for the well-being of all living beings. It also the practice of Ksitigarbha brings 28 auspicious results to oneself.

《地藏菩薩本願經》是一部漢傳佛教重要的經典。地藏菩薩誓願“地獄不空,誓不成佛!”《地藏菩薩本願經》記載了佛陀在忉利天宮為母說法時,讚揚藏菩薩為度眾生“久遠劫來發弘誓願”的非凡之舉,講述地藏菩薩在因地修行过程中的事迹,並介紹了讀誦該經典的二十八種殊勝利益。