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Bodhisattvas of the forest and the formation of the Mah�ay�ana [electronic resource] : a study and translation of the R�a�s�trap�alaparip�rcch�a-s�utra / Daniel Boucher.

By: Boucher, Daniel.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Studies in the Buddhist traditions: Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press, c2008Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 287 p.).ISBN: 9781441619600 (electronic bk.); 1441619607 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Tripi�taka. S�utrapi�taka. R�a�s�trap�alaparip�rcch�a -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Mahayana Buddhism -- India -- History | RELIGION -- Buddhism -- GeneralGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Bodhisattvas of the forest and the formation of the Mah�ay�ana.DDC classification: 294.3/85 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Asceticism and the glorification of the Buddha's body: the Indian text of R�a�s�trap�alaparip�rcch�a-s�utra -- 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: Dharmarak�sa�s translation of the R�a�s�trap�alaparip�rccha-s�utra -- The role of translation in reconstructing the early Mah�ay�ana -- Mistranslation and missed translation -- An annotated translation of the R�a�s�trap�alaparip�rccha-s�utra.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-282) and index.

Asceticism and the glorification of the Buddha's body: the Indian text of R�a�s�trap�alaparip�rcch�a-s�utra -- 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: Dharmarak�sa�s translation of the R�a�s�trap�alaparip�rccha-s�utra -- The role of translation in reconstructing the early Mah�ay�ana -- Mistranslation and missed translation -- An annotated translation of the R�a�s�trap�alaparip�rccha-s�utra.

Translated from the Sanskrit.

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