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The Literature of the Personalists of Early Buddhism

The Literature of the Personalists of Early Buddhism

Sara Boin Webb

  • ISBN: 9788120816220, 8120816226
  • Year of Publication: 2000
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Edition: 1st
  • No. of Pages: 242
  • Language: English
Rs. 495.00

Parsonalism was a remarkable and durable aspect of an important part of early Buddhism. For more than ten centuries it was taught and defended by several schools and had numerous followers but was strongly criticised by other Buddhist schools. The Literature of the Personalists of Early Buddhism attempts to present an historical overview of the personalist schools and studies on the formation and content of the doctrine (dharma) and monastic discipline of the Pudgalavadins in accordance with the documentation available.

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".....this stands as one of the most comprehensive and detailed studies of the history of the literature of this most puzzling and controversial of the early schools of Buddhist thought. Anyone wishing to learn about the doctrinal contents of the texts of

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