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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: Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Original language: Sanskrit Series: Studies in the Buddhist traditionsPublication details: Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press, c2008.Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 287 p.)ISBN:
  • 9781441619600 (electronic bk.)
  • 1441619607 (electronic bk.)
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Bodhisattvas of the forest and the formation of the Mah�ay�ana.DDC classification:
  • 294.3/85 22
LOC classification:
  • BQ1777 .B68 2008eb
Online resources:
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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