By Paul Williams

From a box basically of curiosity to expert orientalists, the research of Buddhism has constructed to embody inter alia, theology and non secular reports, philosophy, cultural stories, anthropology and comparative stories. there's now larger direct entry to Buddhism within the West than ever earlier than, and Buddhist reports are attracting expanding numbers of students.

This eight-volume set brings jointly seminal papers in Buddhist reports from an unlimited diversity of educational disciplines, released over the past 40 years. With a brand new advent by means of the editor, this assortment is a special and unrivalled study source for either scholar and scholar.

VOLUME I BUDDHIST ORIGINS AND THE EARLY
HISTORY OF BUDDHISM IN SOUTH AND
SOUTHEAST ASIA
Acknowledgements XVI
Chronological desk of reprinted articles and chapters x1x
General advent xxix
1 l. a. building et le culte des stiipa d'apres les Vinayapi{aka 1
ANDRE BAREAU
2 Asoka and Buddhism - a re-examination
A.L. BASHAM
3 The date of the Buddha reconsidered
HEINZ BECHERT
4 at the very concept of the Pali Canon
STEVEN COLLINS
5 Pali oral literature
L.S. COUSINS
6 The relationship of the ancient Buddha: a assessment article
L.S. COUSINS
7 convalescing the Buddha's message
R.F. GOMBRICH
8 The Buddha's publication of Genesis? 129
RICHARD GOMBRICH
9 supporting the useless via venerating the residing: benefit move in
the early Buddhist culture 147
JOHN C. HOLT
10 fidgeting with hearth: the prafityasamutpiida from the perspective
of Vedic concept 169
JOANNA JUREWICZ
11 The evaluate of textual authenticity in Buddhism 188
ETIENNE LAMOTTE
12 The overview of textual interpretation in Buddhism 199
ETIENNE LAMOTTE
13 spiritual suicide in early Buddhism 214
ETIENNE LAMOTTE
14 A assessment of scholarship at the Buddhist Councils 224
CHARLES S. PREBISH
15 Theories about the Skandhaka: an appraisal 244
CHARLES S. PREBISH
16 The Pratimok~a puzzle: truth as opposed to delusion 257
CHARLES S. PREBISH
17 Nuns, laywomen, donors, goddesses: girl roles in early
Indian Buddhism 272

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351 c-352 a]. On peut en edifier dans des jardins (ml EH) ou dans des champs de cereales (~ EH) [T. 1435, p. 415 c]. Il faut choisir soigneusement un terrain ou l'on puisse aller et venir sans difficulte, qui soit pourvu d'eau et de bouquets d'arbres, qui soit paisible jour et nuit, ou il y ait peu de moustiques, de vent, de chaleur et d'insectes venimeux (T. 1435, p. 416 c). Les Mahasanghika nous donnent d'autres renseignements. 'emplacement du stiipa. 'Ouest du monastere, mais a l'Est ou au Nord (T.

Eve, pour obtenir du merite jusqu'a l'infini. Pour un Pratyekabuddha, semblable a un rhinoceros, on ne depasse pas trente plateaux (~) » [T. 1459, p. 652 c]. Ce dernier texte, qui rapporte des nombres exagen':s, est probablement plus tardif que le precedent, qui signale encore, a un autre endroit, des miroirs ( BJJ ~) attaches aux signes de roue (T. 1451, p. 326 c). 6° L 'urne de joyaux. - Les Mulasarvastivadin, et peut-etre aussi le Pi-nai-ye, sont seuls a Ia mentionner. Selon les premiers, elle est placee au sommet du mat a roues, et n'existe que dans les stiipa consacn':s aux Buddha Tathagata, non dans ceux qui sont dedies aux Pratyeka-buddha et aux Sravaka (T.

Paul Williams Centre for Buddhist Studies University of Bristol 3 Woodland Road Bristol BS8 I TB United Kingdom October 2004 xxxiv 1 LA CONSTRUCTION ET LE CUL TE DES STUPA D'APRES LES VINAYAPITAKA Andre Bareau Source: Bulletin de /'Ecole franr;aise d 'Extreme Orient 50, 2 ( 1960): 229-74. Tous les Vinayapitaka, y compris ces abreges (miitrkii) que sont le P'i-ni-mou king et le Pi-nai-ye, a la seule exception du Vinaya pali, contiennent d'interessantes donnees concernant la construction et le culte des stiipa.

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