NIRVana and Other Buddhist Felicities
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EBook DescriptionThis book presents a new answer to the question: what is nirvana? Part One distinguishes between systematic and narrative thought in the Pali texts of Theravada Buddhism, looking at the place of nirvana in both. NIRVana and Other Buddhist Felicities EPUB EBook Part Two explores other Buddhist utopias and relates Buddhist utopianism to studies of European and American utopian writing. Steven Collins discusses these issues in relation to textuality, world history, and ideology in premodern civilizations, aiming to contribute to a new vision of Buddhist history that integrates the inside and the outside of texts. Like this book? Read online this: Further Buddhist Studies, Nirvana.
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