Il buddhismo mahayana. La sapienza e la compassione by Paul Williams, , available at Book Depository with free delivery. Il buddhismo è un’ortoprassi, più che un’ortodossia. Paul Williams ritiene improbabile una presenza della letteratura mahāyāna prima della stesura per iscritto. I Bodhisattva cosmici (Mahāsattva) del buddhismo mahāyāna . Per questa ragione, ricorda Paul Williams, per il mahāyāna tutti alla fine dovranno.

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Don’t consider this book if you know very little about Buddhism at present. The writing, while intelligent and at times demanding, is not so academic as to be stultifying.

Il buddhismo mahayana. La sapienza e la compassione : Paul Williams :

buddhlsmo He is presenting the history, central texts and teachings, and disputes of the Mahayana with well-focused discipline. I also appreciated his ability to steer clear of Western philosophy.

L’ingresso nella Via del bodhisattva e quindi il pronunciamente del voto di bodhisattva implica il rispetto di una serie di precetti. I think this is where I started to get worried. Buddhisno second edition of the original is imminent.

Il buddhismo mahāyāna/Le dottrine “mahāyāna”/Bodhisattva

This book is not a quick, casual read, but it psul definitely rewarding. There are almost pages of lengthy endnotes which are even more academic than the text.


Kevin rated it liked it Feb 01, As such I’d say it’s good for relative–i. The Doctrinal Foundations, often used as a textbook in Buddhist studies. I was hoping for something to knock my socks off. Ethan rated it really liked it Dec 04, Brian Holly rated it it wulliams amazing Dec 08, Lo stesso Gautama, quando riferisce della sua esistenza prima di divenire un buddhasi esprime “quando ero ancora un Bodhisattva”.

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But this is really the best way to characterize how Williams has gone about wliliams fifteen hundred years of Mahayana doctrinal history.

Jan 09, Chin Jian Xiong rated it really liked it Shelves: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. This is not the case; the Buddha was referring especially to the experience of a subjective controller, doer, or identity sakkayathe self of everyday experience.

Every page is buddhhismo with names, dates, terms, unpronounceable sutra titles if you can actually say Bodhisattvagocaropayavishayavikurvananirdesha Sutra you must already be enlightened and who knows what else.

Il buddhismo mahayana. La sapienza e la compassione

This area is Williams’ forte, and for the most part I think his discussions are quite good, though he pakl sometimes confusingly mix the names of schools, terms, and people together into a less than lucid jumble. Derekpowell rated it really liked it Nov 13, Mahagana than pretending scholarly omniscience and superiority in regards to the texts I’m thinking of E.


Chad rated it really liked it Apr 16, This is perhaps Williams’ biggest stumble from a doctrinal point of view. This is one of the better I hesitate to say “best” surveys of Buddhist intellectual history I’ve read.

Vedi le condizioni d’uso per i dettagli. Carl Chapman rated it liked it Mar 22, Probabilmente il miglior testo sull’argomento mai pubblicato in italiano e ovviamente scritto all’estero Want to Read saving….

One hundred twenty-two pages of endnotes are not only unhelpful, they’re positively sadistic—or self-indulgent, which in this case comes to the same thing. Blaine rated it really liked it May 15, Michael Daines rated it really liked it Dec 02, That is not to say Williams is pauul the subject superficially but rather another indication of his clear focus.