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The Heart Sutra is probably the best known and most important of the Buddhist texts and is often recited by monks and lay Buddhists.
It is called the Heart Sutra, because it contains the core of the Prajhna Paramita . The main theme is the Perfection of Wisdom (also known as perfect wisdom, transcendent knowledge or transcendental wisdom, Prajhna), which means the emptiness of everything and every phenomenon, which is not to say the non-existence, but the lack of substance, strength and immutability.

Heart Sutra of Infinite Wisdom

Heart Sutra of the Perfection of Transcendental Knowledge

Bodhisattva saw during the practice of the Prajna Paramita  the five Skandhas emptying themselves of all the suffering and difficulties.
Sariputra!

The form is empty, so there are no difficulties to distinguish.
The feeling is empty, and therefore there is no feeling.
The mind is empty and therefore there is no knowing.
The will is empty and therefore there’s no doing.
Consciousness is empty and therefore there is no awakening.

Sariputra!
Without form there is no emptiness.
Without emptiness, no form.

Form is emptiness. Emptiness is form.
The feeling, thinking, will and consciousness are such as well.

Sariptura, all these dharmas are phenomena
Neither creating nor destructive,
Neither polluting nor pure becoming,
Neither increasing, nor decreasing.
This empty Dharma are no past, no future, no presence.
Therefore, there is emptiness,
No form, no feeling, thought, will nor consciousness,
No eyes, ears, tongue, body, conscience,
No hearing, smelling, tasting, feeling,
No world to observe, no World to perceive ,
No ignorance and no end to ignorance.
No old age and death and no end to old age and death,
No suffering, longing, destruction, path / road.
No wisdom and no achievement.

Nothing can be arisen that is achievable

The Bodhisattva relies on Prajna Paramita.
Therefore, it is known without obstructions.
and therefore no fear or doubt.
Far beyond deluded thinking, suffering and difficulties.
Ultimate Nirvana!
All old, current and future Buddhas reliance on Prajna Paramita.
Therefore they can attain the highest enlightenment.
Therefore one should know that Prajna Paramita is a great enlightened Dharani,
Dharani is the highest, unparalleled Dharani and remover of all suffering.
This is as true and not false.
Therefore chant the Prajna Paramita Dharanimantra :
Gate, gate, paragate  parasamgaté, Bodhi Svaha

Go, go, go then, move, move towards the shore of enlightenment, so be it.

 

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