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Setting out on the great way : essays on early Mahāyāna Buddhism

Author: Paul M Harrison
Publisher: Sheffield, South Yorkshire ; Bristol, CT : Equinox Publishing Ltd., 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Setting Out on the Great Way brings together different perspectives on the origins and early history of Mahayana Buddhism and delves into selected aspects of its formative period.

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Genre/Form: History
Essays
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Setting out on the great way.
Bristol, CT : Equinox Publishing Ltd, 2018
(DLC) 2017050834
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul M Harrison
ISBN: 9781781790960 1781790965
OCLC Number: 1004588513
Description: v, 273 pages, 28 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Sara Boin-Webb : translator of Buddhist texts / Russell Webb --
Early Mahāyāna : laying out the field / Paul Harrison --
How the unborn was born : the riddle of Mahāyāna origins / Peter Skilling --
The forest hypothesis / David Drewes --
Recruitment and retention in early Bodhisattva Sodalities / Daniel Boucher --
Abhidharma in early Mahāyāna / Johannes Bronkhorst --
The concept of 'Remodelling the world' / Shizuka Sasaki --
Altered states and the origins of the Mahāyāna / Douglas Osto --
Early Mahāyāna in Gandhāra : new evidence from the Bajaur Mahāyāna Sūtra / Ingo Strauch --
Looking for Mahāyāna Bodhisattvas : a reflection on visual evidence in early Indian Buddhism / Juhyung Rhi.
Responsibility: edited by Paul Harrison.

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