The Genesis of the Bodhisattva Ideal

Author: Bhikkhu Analayo [1962-]
No of Pages: 180
Edition: 1st
Year of Publication: 2010
File Size: 4 MB
Permission: Available through the generosity of the University of Hamburg
Blurb: The bodhisattva notion is central in Buddhist thought. The author explains how this basic idea may have come into existence. He examines the textual corpus of early Buddhist discourses and also delves into the meeting between the previous Buddha Kasyapa and the bodhisattva Gautama.
Notes: Index. References.