Sanskrit Buddhism In Burma

by Niharranjan Ray
Sanskrit Buddhism In Burma

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The second part of a trilogy of books by Niharranjan Ray on religion in Burma, this text offers an examination of the influence and development of Mahayana Buddhism, from its Sarvastivadin roots to Tantrayana. This monograph explores the influence of Mahayana, Tantric, and other northern Buddhist schools on early Burmese Buddhist traditions. In completing this important study, distinguished Indian scholar Niharranjan Ray draws not only on Sanskrit literary sources but also on a wide range of archaeological evidence, epigraphical remains, sculptures, and
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The second part of a trilogy of books by Niharranjan Ray on religion in Burma, this text offers an examination of the influence and development of Mahayana Buddhism, from its Sarvastivadin roots to Tantrayana. This monograph explores the influence of Mahayana, Tantric, and other northern Buddhist schools on early Burmese Buddhist traditions. In completing this important study, distinguished Indian scholar Niharranjan Ray draws not only on Sanskrit literary sources but also on a wide range of archaeological evidence, epigraphical remains, sculptures, and

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