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Buddhism 338 Original Buddhist Sources Summary
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Jataka Past lives of the Buddha Working on the paramitas
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Life of the Buddha Mahavastu (The Great Account) Buddhacarita (The Acts of the Buddha) Mahaparinirvana Sutra [account of Buddha’s death]
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Questions of King Milinda (Menander) Dialogue between Buddhist monk and a Greek king Teachings on causality and no self
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Rules of Discipline Vinaya Pratimoksha Recited bi-weekly as a group ritual
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Prajnaparamita Literature Emptiness Form is emptiness / emptiness is form “Perfection of Wisdom Sutra” “Heart Sutra”
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Pure Land Sutra Long Pure Land Sutra - stresses deeds and devotion to Amitabha Short Pure Land Sutra - stresses faith
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Unformatted text preview: and prayer as the key to rebirth Fundamental of the Middle Way Nagarjuna Madhyamika School founder Emptiness Argues against other propositions Vimalakirti Sutra Layman Vimalakirti bests the arhats Emptiness Non-duality The silence of Vimalakirti Lotus Sutra Upaya - expedient means One perfect teaching Parables Most popular in East Asia Tantra Hevajra tantra Female become goddess Bodily fluids become sacred Power of mantra Tibetan Book of the Dead Bardo - intermediate being Dangers of the existence between existences Instructions for successful passage...
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This note was uploaded on 12/21/2009 for the course REL S 338 taught by Professor Hansenw. during the Spring '09 term at San Diego State.

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