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Changing phases of Buddhist thought

Anil Kumar Sarkar

Changing phases of Buddhist thought

a study in the background of East-West philosophy

by Anil Kumar Sarkar

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Published by South Asian Publishers, Distributed in USA by Folklore Institute in New Delhi, Berkeley, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy, Buddhist,
  • Philosophy, Comparative

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAnil Kumar Sarkar.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB162 .S295 1983
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 300 p. ;
    Number of Pages300
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2829481M
    LC Control Number83905250

    Chinese Buddhism or Han Buddhism has shaped Chinese culture in a wide variety of areas including art, politics, literature, philosophy, medicine and material culture.. The translation of a large body of Indian Buddhist scriptures into Chinese and the inclusion of these translations together with works composed in China into a printed canon had far-reaching implications for the dissemination of. Saṃsāra is a Sanskrit word that means "wandering" or "world", with the connotation of cyclic, circuitous change. It is also the concept of rebirth and "cyclicality of all life, matter, existence", a fundamental belief of most Indian religions. In short, it is the cycle of death and rebirth.


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