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The Resource Buddhist scriptures, edited by Donald S. Lopez

Buddhist scriptures, edited by Donald S. Lopez

Label
Buddhist scriptures
Title
Buddhist scriptures
Statement of responsibility
edited by Donald S. Lopez
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • chi
  • jpn
  • pli
  • san
  • tib
  • eng
Dewey number
294.3/8
Index
no index present
Language note
"This rich anthology brings together works ... from languages such as Pali, Sanskrit, Tibetan, Chinese and Japanese"--p. [4] of cover
LC call number
BQ1012
LC item number
.B836 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Lopez, Donald S.
Series statement
Penguin classics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Buddhist literature
  • Buddhism
Label
Buddhist scriptures, edited by Donald S. Lopez
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [xlii]-xlix)
Contents
  • The Buddhist universe. The realms of rebirth ; A call to practise ; Karma tales ; A lesson from a ghost ; A scripture that protects kings ; One Buddha per universe ; Two Buddhas seated side by side ; Rebirth in the land of bliss ; Avoiding hell, gaining heaven ; A Chinese pilgrim in India ; A sacred peak ; Maitreya describes the future. -- The Buddha. The three jewels ; The noble search ; A life of the Buddha ; Māyā, mother of the Buddha ; Why the Buddha had good digestion ; A king gives away his head ; Rūpyāvatī gives away her breasts ; How the Buddha became a Bodhisattva ; Providing the Buddha ; Enshrining a relic ; The consecration of a Buddha image ; A hymn to the Buddha. -- Monastic life. The evolution of the ordination ; Making men into monks ; A murderer becomes a monk ; The ascetic ideal ; Monks in the Mahāyāna ; Making new monastic rules ; Lives of eminent monks and nuns ; The nine patriarchs of the East ; Taking the Vinaya across the sea ; Zen for national defence ; How a monk freed his mother from hell ; Living in the degenerate age. --
  • Meditation and other rituals. The direct path to enlightenment ; Wisdom and compassion ; Serenity and discernment ; On the relation of study and meditation ; Both sudden and gradual enlightenment ; Reciting the name of the Buddha ; The Bodhisattva vow ; Freeing birds and fish from bondage ; Against animal sacrifice ; Feeding hungry ghosts ; A Sūtra for long life ; Transforming death into Buddhahood. -- Enlightenment. A lay master of meditation ; Nuns triumph over evil ; The perfection of wisdom ; In praise of reality ; Songs of the Siddhas ; The ultimate couple ; Buddhahood in this lifetime ; The practice of no thought ; Finding enlightenment in the final age ; The gift of faith ; A Zen master interprets the Dharma ; Dedication of merit
Control code
ocm54824247
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
New ed..
Extent
xlix, 556 p.
Isbn
9780140447583
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2004303376
System control number
(OCoLC)54824247
Label
Buddhist scriptures, edited by Donald S. Lopez
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [xlii]-xlix)
Contents
  • The Buddhist universe. The realms of rebirth ; A call to practise ; Karma tales ; A lesson from a ghost ; A scripture that protects kings ; One Buddha per universe ; Two Buddhas seated side by side ; Rebirth in the land of bliss ; Avoiding hell, gaining heaven ; A Chinese pilgrim in India ; A sacred peak ; Maitreya describes the future. -- The Buddha. The three jewels ; The noble search ; A life of the Buddha ; Māyā, mother of the Buddha ; Why the Buddha had good digestion ; A king gives away his head ; Rūpyāvatī gives away her breasts ; How the Buddha became a Bodhisattva ; Providing the Buddha ; Enshrining a relic ; The consecration of a Buddha image ; A hymn to the Buddha. -- Monastic life. The evolution of the ordination ; Making men into monks ; A murderer becomes a monk ; The ascetic ideal ; Monks in the Mahāyāna ; Making new monastic rules ; Lives of eminent monks and nuns ; The nine patriarchs of the East ; Taking the Vinaya across the sea ; Zen for national defence ; How a monk freed his mother from hell ; Living in the degenerate age. --
  • Meditation and other rituals. The direct path to enlightenment ; Wisdom and compassion ; Serenity and discernment ; On the relation of study and meditation ; Both sudden and gradual enlightenment ; Reciting the name of the Buddha ; The Bodhisattva vow ; Freeing birds and fish from bondage ; Against animal sacrifice ; Feeding hungry ghosts ; A Sūtra for long life ; Transforming death into Buddhahood. -- Enlightenment. A lay master of meditation ; Nuns triumph over evil ; The perfection of wisdom ; In praise of reality ; Songs of the Siddhas ; The ultimate couple ; Buddhahood in this lifetime ; The practice of no thought ; Finding enlightenment in the final age ; The gift of faith ; A Zen master interprets the Dharma ; Dedication of merit
Control code
ocm54824247
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
New ed..
Extent
xlix, 556 p.
Isbn
9780140447583
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2004303376
System control number
(OCoLC)54824247

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