Vasubandhu's Treatise on the Bodhisattva Vow: A Discourse on the Bodhisattva's Vow and the Practices Leading to Buddhahood

Vasubandhu's Treatise on the Bodhisattva Vow: A Discourse on the Bodhisattva's Vow and the Practices Leading to Buddhahood

by Shramana Vasubandhu
     
 

This is a treatise on the meaning of "The Sutra on Generating the Resolve to Become a Buddha." It was written by the famous early Indian shastra master and bodhisattva, Shramana Vasubandhu (ca 300 ce). In this text, Vasubandhu discourses on the causality behind the origination of the bodhisattva vow (bodhicitta) and on each of the six perfections through which that… See more details below

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This is a treatise on the meaning of "The Sutra on Generating the Resolve to Become a Buddha." It was written by the famous early Indian shastra master and bodhisattva, Shramana Vasubandhu (ca 300 ce). In this text, Vasubandhu discourses on the causality behind the origination of the bodhisattva vow (bodhicitta) and on each of the six perfections through which that vow reaches its fruition in buddhahood.

This volume includes facing-page source text in both traditional and simplified scripts, variant-readings from other editions, and translator's notes.

The translation is by the American monk, Bhikshu Dharmamitra, a translator of numerous important classic Buddhist works.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781935413097
Publisher:
Kalavinka Press
Publication date:
02/28/2009
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.37(d)

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