Original Buddhist Sources: A Reader

Original Buddhist Sources: A Reader

by Carl Olson
     
 


Bringing together essential materials on the origins and development of Buddhist traditions from India, Sri Lanka, Tibet, China, and Japan, this anthology provides the broadest selection of primary source Buddhist literature available to date.See more details below

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Bringing together essential materials on the origins and development of Buddhist traditions from India, Sri Lanka, Tibet, China, and Japan, this anthology provides the broadest selection of primary source Buddhist literature available to date.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813535630
Publisher:
Rutgers University Press
Publication date:
08/28/2005
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.56(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Pt. ISelections from the Theravada tradition9
1Jataka tales (former lives of the Buddha)17
2Life of the Buddha26
3Teachings of the Buddha : causality38
4Teachings of the Buddha : four noble truths46
5Teachings of the Buddha : non-self55
6Teachings of the Buddha : Nibbana60
7Teachings of the Buddha : meditation69
8Teachings of the Buddha : ethical issues and virtues81
9Monastic life and regulations96
10The feminine thread in Theravada Buddhism109
11Theravada hagiographic literature124
Pt. IISelections from the Mahayana tradition137
12Prajnaparamita literature163
13Maharatnakuta Sutra171
14The true lion's roar of Queen Srimala178
15Pure land Sutra189
16Mahayana school of thought : Madhyamika198
17Mahayana school of thought : Yogacara213
18Tibetan Buddhist tradition225
19Chinese Buddhist tradition265
20Japanese Buddhist tradition308
21Mahayana hagiographic literature358
22The feminine thread in Mahayana literature371

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