Existence and Enlightenment in the Lankavatara-Sutra

Existence and Enlightenment in the Lankavatara-Sutra

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A systematic analysis of important concepts characteristic of the Yogacara school of Buddhism as expressed in an influential text from the late 4th century A.D. Outlines the three-fold nature of being as conceptualized in Buddhist metaphysics, explores the Buddhist approach to knowledge in its religious sense, and argues that Buddhists used dialectical reasoning to transcend the dualities of common perceiving and thinking. Paper edition (unseen), $19.95. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, ORIn addition, D. T. Suzuki considers it aquot;the sutra par excellence in relation to the Zen teaching of Buddhism;aquot; see his Studies in the ... to Zen;aquot; see A History of Zen Buddhism (Berlin: 1959, Boston: 1963), p. 45. 2. Wm. M. McGovern, A Manual of Buddhist Philosophy (London, ... in Gandhara as the time and place of his birth, in Seven Works of Vasubandhu, The Buddhist Psychological Doctor (Delhi: 1984 ), p.

Title:Existence and Enlightenment in the Lankavatara-Sutra
Author:Florin Giripescu Sutton
Publisher:SUNY Press - 1991


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