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The Origins and Development of Pure Land BuddhismA Study and Translation of Gyonen's Jodo Homon Genrusho$
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Mark L. Blum

Print publication date: 2002

Print ISBN-13: 9780195125245

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003

DOI: 10.1093/019512524X.001.0001

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The Origins and Development of Pure Land Buddhism
Mark L. Blum
Oxford University Press

This is a translation of two presentations on the Buddhist Pure Land tradition at the beginning of Gyōnen's Jōdo Hōmon Genrushō. These are considered to be the primary proof texts (Indian textual sources) for the Pure Land tradition, and are labeled sūtra and śāstra (or in this case upadeśa). Extensive footnotes are included.

Keywords:   Buddhism, Buddhist history, Genrushō, Gyōnen, India, Pure Land school of Buddhism, translations

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