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Buddhist saints in India : a study in Buddhist values and orientations

Author: Reginald A Ray
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.
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The issue of saints is a difficult and complicated problem in Buddhology. In this magisterial work, Ray offers the first comprehensive examination of the figure of the Buddhist saint in a wide range of Indian Buddhist evidence. Drawing on an extensive variety of sources, Ray seeks to identify the "classical type" of the Buddhist saint, as it provides the presupposition for, and informs, the different major Buddhist  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Ray, Reginald A.
Buddhist saints in India.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1999
(OCoLC)44624597
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Reginald A Ray
ISBN: 9780198023630 0198023634
OCLC Number: 435942082
Notes: Originally published: 1994.
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 508 pages)
Contents: Conventions; Abbreviations; Introduction; 1. The Buddhist Saints and the Two-Tiered Model of Buddhism; 2. Buddha Saakyamuni as a Saint; 3. Saints of the Theragatha and Therigatha4. Some Orthodox Saints in Buddhism; 5. Saints Criticized and Condemned; 6. Cults of Arhants; 7. The Solitary Saint, the Pratyekabuddha; 8. Bodhisattva Saints of the Forest in Mahayana Sutras; 9. Ascetic Traditions of Buddhist Saints; 10. The Buddhist Saints and the Stupa; 11. The Cult of Saints and Buddhist Doctrines of Absence and Presence; 12. The Buddhist Saints and the Process of Monasticization.
Responsibility: Reginald A. Ray.

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The issue of saints is a difficult and complicated problem in Buddhology. In this magisterial work, Ray offers the first comprehensive examination of the figure of the Buddhist saint in a wide range of Indian Buddhist evidence. Drawing on an extensive variety of sources, Ray seeks to identify the "classical type" of the Buddhist saint, as it provides the presupposition for, and informs, the different major Buddhist saintly types and subtypes. Discussing the nature, dynamics, and history of Buddhist hagiography, he surveys the ascetic codes, conventions and traditions of Buddhist sain.

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