Maitreya Bodhisattva’s Inquiry Sutra The Coming Buddha
The Revelation of the Extraordinary Ways of Bodhi Path Cultivation for Bodhisattvas.
This sutra was translated from Sanskrit into Chinese by Bodiruci (693-713C.E.), into English by Tze-Si Huang and illustrated by DEMI.
Maitreya Bodhisattva’s Inquiry Sutra is one of the 49 texts comprising the “Great Pile of Jewels” or Mahāratnakūṭa collection. These were all translated from Sanskrit into Chinese. This is the 25th of these, Taishō number 310 (25), whose original Sanskrit title is Adhyāśaya-saṃcodana-sūtra.
The Sanskrit title means the sūtra or discourse that urges or impels us to high resolve