Treating others should be gentle like a spring breeze. Conducting oneself in society should be pure like a summer lotus. Disciplining oneself should be rigorous like the autumn air. Benefiting others should be warm like the winter sun.
The Heart Sutra is a short sutra, commonly chanted individually or in groups, that contains the core teachings on prajnaparamita, or the “perfection of wisdom.” The sutra is short, at only 260 Chinese characters. Included is an English translation of the sutra’s meaning, followed by the Chinese characters and their pronunciation
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