Lotus Sutra merupakan rujukan sampingan penganut Buddha, mazhab Mahayana. Lotus Sutra juga dikenali sebagai Sutra Lotus Dharma yang Menakjubkan. China: Miaofa lianhua jing (Skt. Saddharmapuṇḍarīka-sūtra); 7 fascicles, tr. oleh Kumārajīva in 406 CE. Salah satu daripada sutra Mahāyāna yang paling popular dan berpengaruh di Asia Barat; yang merupakan asas penubuhan Aliran Tiantai dan Nichiren. Tajuknya sering dipendekkan kepada Fahua jing 法華經. Sutra ini terkenal dengan ajaran terperinci berasaskan konsep dan penggunaan cerita haiwan "parables".

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  • Cole, Alan (2005). Text as Father: Paternal Seductions in Early Mahayana Buddhist Literature. University of California Press. Chapters 2 and 3 of this work present a close reading of the first four chapters of the Lotus Sutra.
  • Nattier, Jan (2008). A Guide to the Earliest Chinese Buddhist Translations, Bibliotheca Philologica et Philosophica Buddhica X, IRIABS Tokyo.[1]
  • Tanabe, George J.; Tanabe, Willa Jane (ed.) (1989). The Lotus Sutra in Japanese Culture. University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu. ISBN 0-8248-1198-4. [II, 15]

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  • An 1884 English translation by H.Kern from the Sacred Texts Web site
  • Article that comments on the Lotus Sutra, including origin and relationship with other Sutras
  • "Better Than HD-TV," an article authored by a Soka Gakkai International-USA (SGI-USA) member that examines Nichiren's interpretation of the Lotus Sutra's Ceremony in the Air, also called the "Towering Assembly"
  • The Art, 13 volumes of illuminated manuscripts inspired by the Lotus Sutra
  • An English translation by the Buddhist Text Translation Society
  • Nichiren Shu Europa Italian temple of Nichiren Shu devoted to faith, practice, study and research of the Lotus Sutra (Itali) (Inggeris) (Perancis) (Sepanyol)
  • R.C. Jamieson (2002). "Sanskrit Lotus Sutra Manuscripts from Cambridge University Library (Add. 1682 and Add. 1683)" (PDF). Journal of Oriental Studies. 12 (6): 165–173. Dicapai pada 2009-09-01.