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Harshit Mahey

The Holy Teaching of Vimalakirti: A Mahayana Scripture by Robert Thurman


Eastern Religious Texts

Publisher: Penn State University Press
ISBN-13: 978-0271006017
Paperback: 117 pages
About: This book presents the major teachings of Mahāyāna Buddhism in a precise, dramatic, and even humorous form. For two millennia this Sūtra, called the “jewel of the Mahāyāna Sūtras,” has enjoyed immense popularity among Mahāyāna Buddhists in India, central and southeast Asia, Japan, and especially China, where its incidents were the basis for a style in art and literature prevalent during several centuries...