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Repetita iuvant. Le ‘vite passate’ e l’esercizio alla vita ideale a venire nella letteratura agiografica sul Buddha in lingua pali

@inproceedings{Guagni2015RepetitaIL,
  title={Repetita iuvant. Le ‘vite passate’ e l’esercizio alla vita ideale a venire nella letteratura agiografica sul Buddha in lingua pali},
  author={Marco Antonio Guagni},
  year={2015}
}
  • Marco Antonio Guagni
  • Published 2015
  • Art
  • What does it mean to 'know' the life of the Buddha? Starting from this question, the pa- per explores how various developments in the Buddha's biographies have led to enlarge the mean- ings that the whole hagiographic corpus intends to convey. Focusing on the structure of the ja otaka texts, the epistemic perspectives and practical reasons conveyed by these stories are examined. The analysis of the ja otakas' narrative frames reveals the construction of an 'ethical sense of time' which provides… CONTINUE READING

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