Scriptural Authenticity and the Sravaka Schools

Author: Peter Skilling
Subtitle: An Essay Towards an Indian Perspective
No of Pages: 25
Year of Publication: 2010
File Size: 3 MB
Permission: Sourced from A Handful of Leaves Library (
Blurb: This is about the authenticity of Buddhist texts. What were the criteria of authenticity in India? We have no ancient Indian sutra catalogues. In both textual transmission and ritual practice, language matters. The author discusses how regional dialects can impact the transmission of truth.