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By Gregory Schopen

This is often the second one in a chain of gathered essays via one among today’s such a lot wonderful students of Indian Buddhism. (Publication of a 3rd assortment is deliberate in early 2005.) In those articles, all keep one released in a number of areas from 1994 via 2001, Gregory Schopen once more monitors the erudition and originality that experience contributed to a massive shift within the approach that Indian Buddhism is perceived, understood, and studied.

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And for the fourteenth day, and the fifteenth day. Here are the requisites for medicines for the sick. a general donation. the price for robes . . When the rainy season is over, we will return and provide for the needs of a hundred monks. Narratively, the merchants can be responding only to the beaUty and elaborate char­ acter of the monastery, not to what the monks are or do-there are in fact no per­ manent resident monks rhere, and this interpretation is, as we will see, explicitly confirmed elsewhere.

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That the Buddhist monk in Early North India, and in this monastic code, did not look like the caricature found in modern scholarly sources will come as no surprise to those who know well what he left behind in his living quarters. The monk that we will see in this code is a construction fore- Originally presemed at the symposium ·On the Cusp of an Era: Art in the Pre-Kushan World,- held at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, KansasCiry, Missouri, November S-I I , 2000, and published here for the first time.

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