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By Soonil Hwang

Soonil Hwang experiences the doctrinal improvement of nirvana within the Pali Nikaaya and next culture and compares it with the chinese language aagama and its conventional interpretation. He clarifies early doctrinal advancements of Nirvana and strains the observe and comparable phrases again to their unique metaphorical contexts, elucidating assorted interpretations and doctrinal and philosophical advancements within the abhidharma exegeses and treatises of Southern and northerly Buddhist colleges. The publication eventually examines which university, if any, stored the unique which means and reference of Nirvana.

 

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