The Chinese Version of the Dantabhumi Sutta


  • Ven. Anālayo University of Marburg



Pali texts, Chinese


The present article supplies an annotated translation of the Madhyama Agama version of the Dantabhumi Sutta. The translation is followed by a discussion of some of the more significant differences to be found between the Chinese and the Pali versions, which are of particular relevance for the role of satipatthana in relation to jhana.

Author Biography

Ven. Anālayo, University of Marburg

Department of Idology and Tibetology


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How to Cite

Anālayo, V. (2007). The Chinese Version of the Dantabhumi Sutta. Buddhist Studies Review, 23(1), 5–19.