This eight-volume set brings together seminal papers in Buddhist studies from a vast range of academic disciplines, published over the last forty years. With a new introduction by the editor, this collection is a unique and unrivalled research resource for both student and scholar.
vol. 1. Buddhism origins and the early history of Buddhism in South and Southeast Asia vol. 2. The early Buddhist schools and doctrinal history ; Theravada doctrine vol. 3. The origins and nature of Mahayana Buddhism ; Some Mahayna religious topics vol. 4. Abhidharma and Madhyamaka vol. 5. Yogacara, the Epistemological tradition and Tathagatagarbha vol. 6. Tantric Buddhism (including China and Japan) ; Buddhism in Nepal and Tibet vol. 7. Buddhism in South and Southeast Asia vol. 8. Buddhism in China, East Asia, and Japan.