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Metaphor and literalism in Buddhism

the doctrinal history of nirvana

by Soon-il Hwang

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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nirvana,
  • Buddhism -- Doctrines -- History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHwang, Soonil.
    SeriesRoutledge critical studies in Buddhism
    ContributionsOxford Centre for Buddhist Studies.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBQ4263 .H83 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3420009M
    ISBN 100415355508
    LC Control Number2005036655

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Two themes predominate. Firstly, the author argues that we cannot understand the Buddha unless we understand that he was debating with other religious teachers, notably Brahmins. The other main theme concerns metaphor, allegory and literalism.

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The other main theme concerns metaphor, allegory and literalism. By taking the words of the texts literallyâ "despite the Buddha`s warning not toâ "successive generations of his disciples created distinctions and developed doctrines far beyond his original intention.

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