Table of contents for The interpretation of the Buddha land / by Bandhuprabha ; translated from the Chinese of Hsèuan-tsang (Taishåo volume 26, number 1530) by John P. Keenan.


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A Message on the Publication of the English Tripitaka
                                  NUMATA Yehan            v

Editorial Foreword                MAYEDA Sengaku         vii

Publisher's Foreword              Francis H. Cook        ix

Translator's Introduction         John P. Keenan        xiii


The Interpretation of the Buddha Land
Introduction                                             1
Part One
  Chapter I. The Arising of the Teaching                 5
  Chapter II. The Good Qualities of the Pure Land        11
  Chapter III. The Buddha's Good Qualities               35
  Chapter IV. The Good Qualities of the Bhagavat's Retinue  51
  Chapter V. The Distinction Between Wisdom and Cessation
     In Regard to the Great Word-hearers                 59
  Chapter VI. The Good Qualities of the Bodhisattvas     65

Part Two: The Content of the Teaching
  Chapter VII. An Analysis of the Five Wisdom Factors    75
  Chapter VIII. The Pure Dharma Realm                    97
  Chapter IX. Mirror Wisdom                            123
  Chapter X. Equality Wisdom                            147
  Chapter XI. Discernment Wisdom                       159
  Chapter XII. Duty-Fulfillment Wisdom                  175

Part Three: The Practice Based on the Dharma
  Chapter XIII. The Experience of Wisdom                191
  Chapter XIV. The Concluding Verses                   203




  Chapter XV. A Discussion on the Three Bodies
    of the Buddha                                        223

Notes                                                    237

Glossary                                                 245

Bibliography                                             251

Index                                                    253

A List of the Volumes of the BDK English Tripitaka (First Series)





Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Tripiòtaka, Såutrapiòtaka, Buddhabhåumisåutra Commentaries Early works to 1800