A Comparison of the Chinese and Pali Samyukta/Samyuttas on the Venerable Maha-Maudgalyayana (Maha-Moggallana)

Authors

  • Mun-keat Choong University of New England, South Wales

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/bsrv.29755

Keywords:

Mahā-Moggallāna, Mahā-Maudgalyāyana, Saṃyutkta, Moggallāna Saṃyutta, Lakkhaṇa Saṃyutta, Muqianlian Xiangying 目犍連相應, Dizi suoshuo song 弟子所說誦, Śrāvaka-bhāṣita, vyākaraṇa-aṅga, veyyākaraṇa-aṅga

Abstract

This article first examines the textual structure of the Maudgalyayana Samyukta (Muqianlian xiangying) of the Chinese Samyuktagama (Taisho vol. 2, no. 99) in conjunction with its Pali parallel. Then it compares the main teachings contained in the two versions. It reveals similarities but also differences in both structure and content.

Author Biography

Mun-keat Choong, University of New England, South Wales

Lecturer School of Humanities

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2017-09-11

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Choong, M.- keat. (2017). A Comparison of the Chinese and Pali Samyukta/Samyuttas on the Venerable Maha-Maudgalyayana (Maha-Moggallana). Buddhist Studies Review, 34(1), 67–84. https://doi.org/10.1558/bsrv.29755

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