Chester (John) Powers

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    The Saṃdhinirmocanasūtra is a relatively late (4th-cent. ce[?]) Indian Mahāyāna work consisting of ten chapters in which the Buddha explains apparently contradictory statements attributed to him in earlier discourses. It contains a number of doctrines that appear for the first time in Indic literature and that later became influential in India, Tibet, and East Asia. It is particularly influential in the Yogācāra-Vijñānavāda school, for which it is the most important scriptural source.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationBrill Encyclopedia of Buddhism
    Editors Jonathan Silk
    Place of PublicationLeiden
    ISBN (Print)9789004283435
    Publication statusPublished - 2015


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