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Author Xing, Guang.
Title The concept of the Buddha : its evolution from early Buddhism to the trikāya theory / Guang Xing.
Imprint London ; New York, N.Y. : RoutledgeCurzon, 2005.

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Description 1 online resource (1 volume)
Series RoutledgeCurzon critical studies in Buddhism
RoutledgeCurzon critical studies in Buddhism.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Print version record.
Subject Buddha (The concept)
Genre Electronic books.
Contents Book Cover; Title; Contents; Introduction; The concept of the Buddha in early Buddhism; The concept of the Buddha in the early Indian Buddhist Schools (I) The Sarvastivada; The concept of the Buddha in the early Indian Buddhist schools (II) The Mahasaghika and other schools; The origin and development of the dharmakaya; The origin and development of the Sabhogakaya; The origin and development of the nirmaakaya; The attributes of the Buddha and other Buddhas in early and middle Mahayana stras; Conclusion: The five basic stages in the development of the concept of the Buddha.
Appendix: Chronology of Chinese translation of Mahayana stras and astrasNotes; Select bibliography; Index.
Summary This book presents an analysis of one of the fundamental Mahayana Buddhist teachings, namely the three bodies of the Buddha (the Trikaya Theory), which is considered the foundation of Mahayana philosophy.
Other Title Print version: Xing, Guang. Concept of the Buddha. London ; New York, N.Y. : RoutledgeCurzon, 2005 041533344X