Chapter

Scripture

in The Origins and Development of Pure Land Buddhism

Published in print April 2002 | ISBN: 9780195125245
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780199833993 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/019512524X.003.0006
 Scripture

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This is a translation of two presentations on the Buddhist Pure Land tradition at the beginning of Gyōnen's Jōdo Hōmon Genrushō. These are considered to be the primary proof texts (Indian textual sources) for the Pure Land tradition, and are labeled sūtra and śāstra (or in this case upadeśa). Extensive footnotes are included.

Keywords: Buddhism; Buddhist history; Genrushō; Gyōnen; India; Pure Land school of Buddhism; translations

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Subjects: Buddhism

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