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complementation group

Overview page. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics.

Mutants lying within the same cistron; more properly called a noncomplementation group.

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Perfections (Six and Ten) of Bodhisattvas in Buddhist Literature

James B. Apple.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Religion

P ublished online November 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Buddhism. 8237 words.

The etymology of the Sanskrit and Pāli term pāramitā was a contested issue in classical India. One representation considered that the term was derived from pāram, “other (side),” plus the...

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Perfections (Six and Ten)

James B. Apple.

in Buddhism

P ublished online February 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Buddhism; Tibetan Buddhism; Zen Buddhism. 8366 words.

The perfections are the virtues that are fully developed by a bodhisattva (Buddha-in-training) to become a Buddha. All Buddhist traditions acknowledge that the perfections are practiced...