Lives of Great Religious Books: The Lotus Sutra: A Biography

Editor/Author Lopez Jr., Donald S.
Publication Year: 2017
Publisher: Princeton University Press

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ISBN: 978-0-691-15220-2
Category: Religion & Theology - Buddhism
Book Status: Available
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The Lotus Sutra is arguably the most famous of all Buddhist scriptures. Composed in India in the first centuries of the Common Era, it is renowned for its inspiring message that all beings are destined for supreme enlightenment. Here, Donald Lopez provides an engaging and accessible biography of this enduring classic.

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Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Plot Summary
  • The Lotus Sūtra in India
  • The Lotus Sūtra in China
  • The Lotus Sūtra in Japan
  • Across the Atlantic
  • The Lotus Sūtra in the Twentieth Century
  • Across the Pacific