Skilfull Means

Author: Michael Pye
Subtitle: A Concept in Mahayana Buddhism
No of Pages: 221
Edition: 2nd
Year of Publication: 2005
File Size: 11 MB
Permission: Sourced from A Handful of Leaves Library (
Blurb: Skilful Means' is the key principle of Mahayana. It originates in myths of the Buddha's compassionate plans for raising life from the ceaseless round of birth and death. His strategies are 'skilful means', or morally wholesome tricks devised for the purpose of enabling nirvana or enlightenment.
Notes: Index. Bibliography.