The Lotus Sutra begins with the INTRODUCTION chapter which sets the scene for the rest of the teaching.
After introducing the numerous individuals present at the assembly, Shakyamuni teaches the IMMEASURABLE MEANINGS SUTRA which sets the scene for this prologue sutra in the Lotus Sutra trilogy, explains that previous sutras were leading people towards this supreme teaching and outlines the immeasurable benefits of the Lotus Sutra. After teaching this sutra, various omens occur and one of Shakyamuni's disciples explains that these signs usually occur before a buddha teaches the Wonderful Law of the Lotus Sutra.
THE LOTUS SUTRA – CHAPTER ONE (INTRODUCTION)
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