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Treatise on Awakening Mahāyāna Faith

Abstract

Drawing on the historical and intellectual contexts of the Treatise on Awakening Mahāyāna Faith’s composition and paying sustained attention to its interpretation in early commentaries, this new annotated translation of the classic makes its ideas available to English readers like never before. The introduction orients the reader with the main topics taken up in the Treatise and also provides a scholarly resource for students, teachers, and researchers. The Treatise succinctly addresses many of the doctrines of greatest importance to Buddhists in China between the fifth and seventh centuries, ... More

Keywords: Mahāyāna Buddhism, bodhisattva, East Asian Buddhism, faith, ignorance, ālayavijñāna, tathāgatagarbha

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780190297701
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190297701.001.0001