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Dhāraṇī Sūtras
(5,738 words)

Dhāraṇī literature is one of the least-studied streams of Buddhist scriptural traditions. While the meaning of dhāraṇī is complex and context sensitive, those…

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Gergely Hidas, “Dhāraṇī Sūtras”, in: Encyclopedia of Buddhism Online, Editor-in-Chief: Consulting Editors: Jonathan A. Silk, Oskar von Hinüber, Vincent Eltschinger. Consulted online on 21 September 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2467-9666_enbo_COM_0013>
First published online: 2020
First print edition: 20151231



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