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Buddhist Mahāyāna texts.

Buddhist Mahāyāna texts.

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Published by Clarendon in Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesSukhāvati-vyūha., Vajracchedikā., Prajñā-pāramitā-hrdaya-sūtra., Amitāyur-dhyāna-sūtra.
SeriesThe sacred books of the East -- vol.49
ContributionsAshvaghosha., Cowell, E. B., Müller, F. Max 1823-1900., Takakusu, Junjiro.
The Physical Object
Pagination2p.t. in 1
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18659877M

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Additional documents include the Larger and Smaller Sukhavati-vyuha, describing the Land of Bliss, the Vagrakkhedika, the Larger and Smaller Pragna, 4/5(1). Introduction The Sanskrit text of the Buddha-karita was published at the beginning of last year in the ‘Anecdota Oxoniensia and the following English translation is now included in the series of ‘Sacred Books of the East.’ It is an early Sanskrit poem written in India on the legendary history of Buddha, and therefore contains much that is of interest for the history of Buddhism, beside.

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Cowell, F. Max Müller and J. Takakusu Oxford, the Clarendon Press [] Vol. XLIX of The Sacred Books of the East. Title Page Contents. Part I: The Buddha-karita of Asvaghosha: Introduction Book I Book II Book III Book IV Book V Book VI Book VII Book VIII Book IX.

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Genre/Form: Sacred books Love stories: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Buddhist Mahāyāna texts. Delhi, Motilal Banarsidass [] (OCoLC) Buddhist texts were initially passed on orally by monks, but were later written down and composed as manuscripts in various Indo-Aryan languages which were then translated into other local languages as Buddhism spread.

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II are translated from the Sanskrit, except the Amitâyur-dhyâna-sûtra, which is from a Chinese translation. Description: 2 volumes in 1. ; 23 cm. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Buddhist Mahayana Texts: The Sacred Books of the East V49 (, Paperback) at the best online prices at.

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Cowellpt. II. The larger Sukhâvatî-vyûtha, the smaller Sukhâvatî-vyûha, the Vagrakkhedikâ, the larger Pragñâ-pâra-mitâ-hridaya-sûtra, the smaller Pragñâ-pâramitâ-hridaya-sûtra, translated by F.

Max Müller. The Amitâyur-dhyâna-sûtra, translated by J. : Editions for Buddhist Mahâyâna Texts: (Paperback published in ), (), X (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition.