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Buddhist images of human perfection

Nathan Katz

Buddhist images of human perfection

the arahant of the Sutta piṭaka compared with the Bodhisattva and the Mahāsiddha

by Nathan Katz

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Published by Motilal Banarsidass in Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Perfection -- Religious aspects -- Buddhism.,
  • Arhats.,
  • Bodhisattva (The concept),
  • Siddhas.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementNathan Katz.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBQ4302 .K38 1982
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 320 p. ;
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3148830M
    LC Control Number82903136

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