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Hermeneutics and Tradition in the Samdhinirmocana-sutra

Hermeneutics and Tradition in the Samdhinirmocana-sutra

John Powers

  • ISBN: 9788120819269, 8120819268
  • Year of Publication: 2004
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Edition: 1st
  • No. of Pages: 200
  • Language: English
Rs. 295.00

Hermeneutics tradition in the Samdhinirmocana-sutra deals with the complex interrelatioship between theories of scriptural interpretation and buddhist notions of tradition and authority with respect to the Samdhinirmocana-sutra, the main scriptural source of the yogacara school of Indian Buddhism.This study looks at the text from a number of perspectives including several current methodological models, philological analyses, and historical consideration. The purpose of this approach is to provide a multi-faceted analysis of this complex work.

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