Bodhisattvas of the forest and the formation of the Mahāyāna : a study and translation of the Rāṣṭrapālaparipr̥cchā-sūtra (eBook, 2008) [WorldCat.org]
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Bodhisattvas of the forest and the formation of the Mahāyāna : a study and translation of the Rāṣṭrapālaparipr̥cchā-sūtra

Author: Daniel Boucher
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press, [2008] ©2008
Series: Studies in the Buddhist traditions.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Delves into the socio religious milieu of the authors, editors, and propagators of the ""Rastrapalapariprccha-sutra"" (Questions of Rastrapala), a Buddhist text circulating in India during the first  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Electronic books
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Boucher
OCLC Number: 961489099
Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 287 pages).
Contents: Asceticism and the glorification of the Buddha's body: the Indian text of Rāṣṭrapālaparipr̥cchā-sūtra --
The physiognomy of virtue --
Former life narratives and the Bodhisattva career --
Wilderness dwelling and the ascetic disciplines --
"Profit and honor": a critique of sedentary monasticism --
Indian Buddhism through a Chinese lens: Dharmarakṣaʹs translation of the Rāṣṭrapālaparipr̥ccha-sūtra --
The role of translation in reconstructing the early Mahāyāna --
Mistranslation and missed translation --
An annotated translation of the Rāṣṭrapālaparipr̥ccha-sūtra.
Series Title: Studies in the Buddhist traditions.
Other Titles: Tripiṭaka.
Responsibility: Daniel Boucher.

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