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Author Halkias, Georgios, 1967-

Title Luminous bliss : a religious history of Pure Land literature in Tibet : with an annotated English translation and critical analysis of the Orgyan-gling gold manuscript of the short Sukhāvatīvȳuha-sūtra / Georgios T. Halkias
Published Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, [2013]
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Description 1 online resource (xxx, 335 pages) : illustrations
Series Pure Land Buddhist studies
Pure Land Buddhist studies.
Contents Indian Mahayana origins and departures -- Pure lands and the Tibetan empire -- The dharma that goes against the ways of the world -- Tibetan Pure Land commentaries -- Tantric transfer in Sukhavati -- The celestial treasures of Buddha Amitabha
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-322) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Tripiṭaka. Sūtrapiṭaka. Sukhāvatīvyūha (Smaller)
Buddhist literature, Tibetan -- History and criticism.
Pure Land Buddhism -- China -- Tibet Autonomous Region.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2012007446
ISBN 0824837746 (electronic bk.)
9780824837747 (electronic bk.)
(hard cover ; alk. paper)
(hard cover ; alk. paper)
OTHER TI Tripiṭaka. Sūtrapiṭaka. Sukhāvatīvyūha (Smaller). English