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Buddhist scriptures

Author: Donald S Lopez, Jr.
Publisher: London : Penguin, 2004.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [New edition]View all editions and formats
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While Buddhism has no central text comparable to the Bible or Koran, there is a powerful body of scripture from across Asia that encompasses the dharma, or the teachings of the Buddha. In this rich anthology, eminent scholar Donald S. Lopez, Jr., brings together works from a broad historical and geographical range, and from such languages as Pali, Sanskrit, Tibetan, Chinese, and Japanese. There are tales of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Translations into English
Sacred works
Sacred books
Translations
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Buddhist scriptures.
London : Penguin, 2004
(OCoLC)606101974
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Donald S Lopez, Jr.
ISBN: 014044758X 9780140447583
OCLC Number: 54824247
Language Note: "This rich anthology brings together works ... from languages such as Pali, Sanskrit, Tibetan, Chinese and Japanese"--Page 4 of cover.
Description: xlix, 556 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: The Buddhist universe. The realms of rebirth ; A call to practise ; Karma tales ; A lesson from a ghost ; A scripture that protects kings ; One Buddha per universe ; Two Buddhas seated side by side ; Rebirth in the land of bliss ; Avoiding hell, gaining heaven ; A Chinese pilgrim in India ; A sacred peak ; Maitreya describes the future. --
The Buddha. The three jewels ; The noble search ; A life of the Buddha ; Māyā, mother of the Buddha ; Why the Buddha had good digestion ; A king gives away his head ; Rūpyāvatī gives away her breasts ; How the Buddha became a Bodhisattva ; Providing the Buddha ; Enshrining a relic ; The consecration of a Buddha image ; A hymn to the Buddha ; Monastic life ; The evolution of the ordination ; Making men into monks ; A murderer becomes a monk ; The ascetic ideal ; Monks in the Mahāyāna ; Making new monastic rules ; Lives of eminent monks and nuns ; The nine patriarchs of the East ; Taking the Vinaya across the sea ; Zen for national defence ; How a monk freed his mother from hell ; Living in the degenerate age. Meditation and other rituals: The direct path to enlightenment ; Wisdom and compassion ; Serenity and discernment ; On the relation of study and meditation ; Both sudden and gradual enlightenment ; Reciting the name of the Buddha ; The Bodhisattva vow ; Freeing birds and fish from bondage ; Against animal sacrafice ; Feeding hungry ghosts ; A Sutra for long life ; transforming death into Buddhahood ; Enlightenment: A lay master of meditation ; Nuns triumph over evil ; The perfection of wisdom ; In praise of reality ; Songs of the Siddhas ; the ultimate couple ; Buddhahood in this lifetime ; The practice of no thought ; Finding enlightenment in the final age ; The gift of faith ; A Zen master interprets the Dharma ; Dedication of merit ; Glossary.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Responsibility: edited by Donald S. Lopez.
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While Buddhism has no central text such as the Bible or the Koran, there is a powerful body of scripture from across Asia that encompasses the dharma, or the teachings of Buddha. This work provides  Read more...

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