We offer a precious selection of the Mahayana sutras, the direct teachings of the Buddha, translated into English and published in our signature gold-bound booklets. They are printed in a variety of sizes for easy portability or placement on a home altar.

The following sutras are available at our Level 1 Foyer:

  • The Amitayus Long Life Sutra*
  • Chanting the Names of Manjushri
  • The Golden Light Sutra
  • The Heart of the Perfection of Wisdom Sutra*
  • The Sanghata Sutra*
  • The Vajra Cutter Sutra

*Also available in Chinese.


If even as many buddhas, blessed ones, as the number of grains of sand in forty-eight Ganges Rivers are unable to express the mass of merit of the one writing it, what need is there to mention that whoever writes or reflects on or recites it will become a treasury of the Dharma?

– Sanghata Sutra