Metaphor and Literalism in Buddhism. (eBook, 2006) [WorldCat.org]
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Metaphor and Literalism in Buddhism.

Author: Soonil Hwang
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Taylor & Francis, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Soonil Hwang studies the doctrinal development of nirvana in the Pali Nikaaya and subsequent tradition and compares it with the Chinese aagama and its traditional interpretation. He clarifies early doctrinal developments of Nirvana and traces the word and related terms back to their original metaphorical contexts, elucidating diverse interpretations and doctrinal and philosophical developments in the abhidharma  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Soonil Hwang
ISBN: 9780203001936 0203001931 9780415355506 0415355508 9780415650106 0415650100 9781134254309 113425430X 9781134254347 1134254342 9781134254354 1134254350
OCLC Number: 1135847473
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction Part I: The doctrinal development of nirvana in early Indian Buddhism 1. Nirvana and its reference 2. The two nirvana theory in the early canon 3. Developments of the two nirvana theory 4. Nirvana in the Theravada Buddhist tradition 5. Nirvana in Northern Buddhist schools 6. Conclusion Part II: Annotated translations of the related texts in Pali, Sanskrit and Chinese Selected sources for the nirvana concept and the two nirvana theory
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Soonil Hwang studies the doctrinal development of nirvana in the Pali Nikaaya and subsequent tradition and compares it with the Chinese aagama and its traditional interpretation.  Read more...

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