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  • 1. Temple Beth El Comparative Religion Lecture Series Music in Buddhism Role and Uses of Music in Buddhism
  • 2. Sutras were originally recited from memory
    • Oldest parts of the sutras are believed to be the gatta sections – verse
    • Later when writing was applied to the sutras they were expanded upon and the prose sections were used to enhance or expand upon what was contained in the gatta sections
  • 3. Sutra in Chinese
    • Yellow Paper
    • Order of Characters
    • This version is considered to be the most sacred