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From a box basically of curiosity to expert orientalists, the examine of Buddhism has constructed to include inter alia, theology and spiritual reviews, philosophy, cultural experiences, anthropology and comparative reviews. there's now higher direct entry to Buddhism within the West than ever prior to, and Buddhist reports are attracting expanding numbers of students.

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VOLUME III THE ORIGINS AND NATURE OF
MAHAYANA BUDDHISM; SOME
MAHAYANA spiritual TOPICS
Acknowledgements vu
33 Siikiyabhikkhu!Sakyabhikkhu/Siikyabhik$u: a wrong link
to the Mahayana? 1
L.S. COUSINS
34 A initial examine on meditation and the beginnings of
Mahayana Buddhism
FLORIN DELEANU
35 How the Mahayana began
R. GOMBRICH
36 Buddhiinusmrti in the
PratyutpannabuddhasaiJimukhiivasthitasamiidhi-sii.tra
PAUL M HARRISON
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37 Who will get to journey within the nice motor vehicle? Self-image and
identity one of the fans of early Mahayana
PAUL HARRISON
38 Is the Dharma-kiiya the true "phantom body" of the
Buddha?
PAUL HARRISON
39 looking for the origins of the Mahayana: what are we
looking for?
PAUL HARRISON
40 the increase of Mahayana Buddhism and its dating to the
worship of stiipas
AKIRA HIRAKAWA
41 Maiijusri
ETIENNE LAMOTTE
42 The oldest Mahayana siitra: its importance for the research of
Buddhist improvement 302
LEWIS R. LANCASTER
43 encouraged speech in early Mahayana Buddhism
GRAEME MACQUEEN
44 altering the feminine physique: clever ladies and the
Bodhisattva profession in a few Mahiiratnakiitasiitras
NANCY SCHUSTER
45 What, if something, is Mahayana Buddhism? challenge of
definitions and classifications
JONATHAN A. SILK

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A method of intellectual debate in which the competing doctrine, or essential elements of it, are admitted but relegated to a subordinate position' (Schmithausen 1981, 223 ). 39 THE ORIGINS AND NATURE OF MAHAYANA BUDDHISM The process of relegating eustatic techniques to the role of ancillary or soteriologically irrelevant practices as found in the Abhidharmakosa and Abhi(jharmasamuccaya was brilliantly analysed by Griffiths (1983). 77 Though the relation between dhyiina and prajiiii is much more complicated78 , we could, nevertheless, discover some reflections of the older samatha and/vs.

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Schopen, Gregory. Bones, Stones, and Buddhist monks: Collected Papers on the Archaeology, Epigraphy, and Texts of Monastic Buddhism in India. Edited by Luis 0. Gomez, Studies in the Buddhist traditions. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 1997. - - . " Indo-Iranian Journal21 ( 1979): 1-19. - - . " The Journal of the International Association of Buddhist Studies 17, no. 2 (1994): 145-173. Shizutani, Masao. Indo Bukkyi5 himei mokuroku. (Catalogue of Indian Buddhist inscriptions). Kyoto: Heirakuji shoten, 1979.

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