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Mahāyāna Buddhism : the doctrinal foundations

Author: Paul Williams
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1989.
Series: Library of religious beliefs and practices.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A scholarly account of the principles of Mahayana as they are found in both the Indo-Tibetan and East Asian forms.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Williams
ISBN: 0415025362 9780415025362 0415025370 9780415025379
OCLC Number: 18049692
Notes: Errata slip inserted.
Description: xii, 317 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Wisdom --
The perfection of wisdom (Prajñapāramitā) Sūtras --
Madhyamaka --
Cittamātra (mind only) --
The tathāgatagarbha (Buddha-essence/Buddha-nature) --
Hua-yen --
the Flower Garland tradition --
Compassion --
The Saddharmapundarīka (Lotus Sūtra and its influences --
On the bodies of the Buddha --
The path of the Bodhisattva --
Faith and devotion: the cults of Buddhas and Bodhisattvas.
Series Title: Library of religious beliefs and practices.
Responsibility: Paul Williams.
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