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VOLUME III THE ORIGINS AND NATURE OF
MAHAYANA BUDDHISM; SOME
MAHAYANA spiritual TOPICS
33 Siikiyabhikkhu!Sakyabhikkhu/Siikyabhik$u: a fallacious link
to the Mahayana? 1
34 A initial learn on meditation and the beginnings of
35 How the Mahayana began
36 Buddhiinusmrti in the
PAUL M HARRISON
37 Who will get to journey within the nice car? Self-image and
identity one of the fans of early Mahayana
38 Is the Dharma-kiiya the true "phantom body" of the
39 looking for the origins of the Mahayana: what are we
40 the increase of Mahayana Buddhism and its courting to the
worship of stiipas
42 The oldest Mahayana siitra: its value for the research of
Buddhist improvement 302
LEWIS R. LANCASTER
43 encouraged speech in early Mahayana Buddhism
44 altering the feminine physique: clever girls and the
Bodhisattva profession in a few Mahiiratnakiitasiitras
45 What, if whatever, is Mahayana Buddhism? challenge of
definitions and classifications
JONATHAN A. SILK
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Dhyiina and samiidhi in the Prajniipiiramitii literature What kind of meditation did the early Mahayana bodhisattvas practise? It is very risky to generalise, especially after a preliminary exploration of the sources, but I shall, nevertheless, venture to say a few words about the spiritual cultivation in general in the early Great Vehicle. Although Sravakayana and Mahayana share a basic common heritage of meditative practices and ideas, differences between 30 THE BEGINNINGS OF MAHAYANA BUDDHISM the two traditions cannot be denied.