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Buddhist Mahâyâna texts.

Buddhist Mahâyâna texts.

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mahayana Buddhism -- Sacred books.

  • Edition Notes

    The texts of pt. 2 are translated from the Sanskrit, except the Amitâyur-dhyâna-sûtra, which is from a Chinese translation.

    GenreSacred books.
    SeriesThe sacred books of the East ;, v. 49
    ContributionsCowell, Edward B. 1826-1903., Müller, F. Max 1823-1900., Takakusu, Junjirō, 1866-1945., Aśvaghoṣa.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL1010 .S3 vol. 49
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. in 1 ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6283271M
    LC Control Number32034314
    OCLC/WorldCa13953954


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