Journal of Buddhist Ethics

An online journal of Buddhist scholarship related to ethics.


Chinese and Pāli Versions of the Buddha’s Ethical Acts

ISSN 1076-9005
Volume 14, 2007

What the Buddha Would Not Do, According to the Bāhitika-sutta and its Madhyama-āgama Parallel

Anālayo
University of Hamburg

The Bāhitika-sutta of the Majjhima-nikāya presents an inquiry into the ethical conduct of the Buddha. Based on a translation of the Madhyama-āgama parallel to the Bāhitika-sutta, this inquiry will be examined, taking into account differences found between the Chinese and Pāli versions.

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