The Genesis of the Bodhisattva Ideal

Author: Analayo
No of Pages: 180
Edition: 1st
Year of Publication: 2010
File Size: 4 MB
Permission: Sourced from A Handful of Leaves Library (
Blurb: The bodhisattva notion is central in Buddhist thought. The author explains the way in which 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 Kāśyapa and the bodhisattva Gautama.
Notes: Index. References.