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Title:
Buddhism for today : a modern interpretation of The threefold lotus sutra
Author:
Niwano, Nikkyō, 1906-1999.
Personal Author:
Uniform Title:
Hokekyō no atarashii kaishaku. English
Edition:
First English edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Weatherhill ; Tokyo : Kosei, 1976.

[1980?].
Physical Description:
xxvii, 472 pages ; 23 cm
General Note:
Translation of Hokekyō no atarashii kaishaku.

Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780834801479
Format :
Book

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Table of Contents

Prefacep. xi
Introductionp. xvii
Part 1 the Sutra of Innumerable Meaningsp. 1
Chapter 1 Virtuesp. 3
Chapter 2 Preachingp. 7
Chapter 3 Ten Meritsp. 13
Part 2 the Sutra of the Lotus Flower of the Wonderful Lawp. 21
Chapter 1 Introductoryp. 23
Chapter 2 Tactfulnessp. 41
Chapter 3 A Parablep. 53
Chapter 4 Faith Discernmentp. 63
Chapter 5 The Parable of the Herbsp. 73
Chapter 6 Predictionp. 83
Chapter 7 The Parable of the Magic Cityp. 93
Chapter 8 The Five Hundred Disciples Receive the Prediction of Their Destinyp. 123
Chapter 9 Prediction of the Destiny of Arhats, Training and Trainedp. 131
Chapter 10 A Teacher of the Lawp. 139
Chapter 11 Beholding the Precious Stupap. 147
Chapter 12 Devadattap. 153
Chapter 13 Exhortation to Hold Firmp. 161
Chapter 14 A Happy Lifep. 169
Chapter 15 Springing Up Out of the Earthp. 177
Chapter 16 Revelation of the [eternal] Life of the Tathāgatap. 185
Chapter 17 Discrimination of Meritsp. 257
Chapter 18 The Merits of Joyful Acceptancep. 283
Chapter 19 The Merits of the Preacherp. 295
Chapter 20 The Bodhisattva Never Despisep. 305
Chapter 21 The Divine Power of the Tathāgatap. 323
Chapter 22 The Final Commissionp. 343
Chapter 23 The Story of the Bodhisattva Medicine Kingp. 349
Chapter 24 The Bodhisattva Wonder Soundp. 367
Chapter 25 The All-Sidedness of the Bodhisattva Regarder of the Cries of the Worldp. 377
Chapter 26 Dhāra&nbdot;īsp. 389
Chapter 27 The Story of King Resplendentp. 395
Chapter 28 Encouragement of the Bodhisattva Universal Virtuep. 405
Set Three: the Sutra of Meditation on the Bodhisattva Universal Virtuep. 421
The Sutra of Meditation on the Bodhisattva Universal Virtuep. 423
Indexp. 461