[Phiên bản cập nhật đính kèm lời giới thiệu của Alan Watts] Outlines of Mahayana Buddhism of Dr. Suzuki is one of the finest introductory manuals to date on Mahayana school of Buddhism. As an introductory essay, Dr. Suzuki has endeavoured, within the limitations of space, to be as comprehensive as is possible. Written in a style that is lucid, transparent and easy to read, the book sets out to present the most intricate and complex Mahayana philosophical doctrines in such a manner that an average reader can grasp them. In this noble mission the author has greatly succeeded. ... In Outlines of Mahayana Buddhism, Suzuki takes on the formidable task of providing comprehensive introduction to the thought of the Mahayana school of Buddhism. Drawing analogies with Western philosophy and literature, the text offers readers a lucid and engaging introduction to the major themes in Mahayana thought. Although Mahayana doctrines can often be difficult to understand, Suzuki writes in a way that is totally accessible to newcomers to Buddhist thought. ---------- CONTENTS PREFACTORY ESSAY BY ALAN WATTS PREFACE INTRODUCTION 1. THE MAHAYANA AND THE HINAYANA BUDDHISM 2. IS THE MAHAYANA BUDDHISM THE GENUINE TEACHING OF THE BUDDHA? 3. SOME MISSTATEMENTS ABOUT THE MAHAYANA DOCTRINES 4. THE SIGNIFICANCE OF RELIGION CHAPTER I. A GENERAL CHARACTERISATION OF BUDDHISM CHAPTER II. HISTORICAL CHARACTERISATION OF MAHAYANISM SPECULATIVE MAHAYANISM CHAPTER III. PRACTISE AND SPECULATION CHAPTER IV. CLASSIFICATION OF KNOWLEDGE CHAPTER V. (SUCHNESS). CHAPTER VI. THE TATHAGATA-GARBHA AND THE ALAYA-VIJNANA CHAPTER VII. THE THEORY OF NON-ATMAN OR NON-EGO CHAPTER VIII. KARMA PRACTICAL BUDDHISM CHAPTER IX. THE DHARMAKAYA CHAPTER X. THE DOCTRINE OF TRIKAVA CHAPTER XI. THE BODHISATTVA CHAPTER XII. TEN STAGES OF BODHISATTVAHOOD CHAPTER XIII. NIRVANA Formats: pdf (zip), azw3 and epub.