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Schlagintweit, Emil
Buddhism in Tibet: illustrated by literary documents and objects — Leipzig, 1863

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CONTENTS.

PART T.
THE VARIOUS SYSTEMS OF BUDDHISM.

SECTION I.
INDIAN BUDDHISM.

Pago

CHAPTER I. Sketch or the Life of Sakyamuni, the Founder op
Buddhism.
Origin.—The principal events in his life.—His attainment of the per-
fection of a Buddha.—Period of his existence................... 3

CHAPTER II. Gradual Rise and Present Area op the Buddhist
Religion.
Development and decline in India.—Extension over various parts
of Asia. — Comparison of the number of Buddhists with that of

Christians..................................................... 9

CHAPTER III. The Religious System of Sakyamuni.

'Die fundamental law. — Tlie dogma of the Four Truths, and the paths

leading to salvation............................................ 15

CHAPTER IV. The Hinayana System.

Controversies about Sakyamuni's laws............................. 19

The Hinayana doctrines. The twelve Nidanas; character of the pre-
cepts ; incitation to abstract meditation; gradations of perfection ... 22
 
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