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Abstract

This essay considers whether the common practice within Buddhist texts of ascribing identity across lives is consistent with the lack of physical and psychological continuity between lives, as well as the related question of whether the vow of the Bodhisattva to liberate all sentient beings can be viewed as a personal multi-lifetime commitment.

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ISSN
1529-1898
Print ISSN
0031-8221
Launched on MUSE
2017-01-11
Open Access
No
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