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Introduction

Powers, Chester (John)

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The present volume contains new research by some of the leading scholars in the field, who describe the histories, practices, and distinctive doctrines of the various regions in which Buddhism has set down roots, analyze the innovations of some of its most influential figures, and why they are revered as paradigms, and discuss important topics that are intended to provide broad coverage of distinctive developments within Buddhist countries and schools, as well as issues with which adherents...[Show more]

dc.contributor.authorPowers, Chester (John)
dc.contributor.editorJohn Powers
dc.date.accessioned2016-02-24T22:42:07Z
dc.identifier.isbn9780415610445
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/98950
dc.description.abstractThe present volume contains new research by some of the leading scholars in the field, who describe the histories, practices, and distinctive doctrines of the various regions in which Buddhism has set down roots, analyze the innovations of some of its most influential figures, and why they are revered as paradigms, and discuss important topics that are intended to provide broad coverage of distinctive developments within Buddhist countries and schools, as well as issues with which adherents have wrestled during the more than 2,500 years since the time of its founder, Siddhartha Gautama, the Sakyamuni Buddha.
dc.publisherRoutledge
dc.relation.ispartofThe Buddhist World
dc.relation.isversionof1st Edition
dc.titleIntroduction
dc.typeBook chapter
local.description.notesImported from ARIES
dc.date.issued2016
local.identifier.absfor220400 - RELIGION AND RELIGIOUS TRADITIONS
local.identifier.ariespublicationu5025248xPUB171
local.type.statusPublished Version
local.contributor.affiliationPowers, Chester (John), College of Asia and the Pacific, ANU
local.description.embargo2037-12-31
local.bibliographicCitation.startpage1
local.bibliographicCitation.lastpage7
local.identifier.doi10.4324/9781315688114-8
dc.date.updated2020-11-22T07:41:21Z
local.bibliographicCitation.placeofpublicationAbingdon and New York
CollectionsANU Research Publications

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