Tantric Theravāda: A bibliographic essay on the writings of François Bizot and others on the yogāvacara Tradition

@article{Crosby2000TantricTA,
  title={Tantric Theravāda: A bibliographic essay on the writings of François Bizot and others on the yogāvacara Tradition},
  author={Kate Crosby},
  journal={Contemporary Buddhism},
  year={2000},
  volume={1},
  pages={141 - 198}
}
  • K. Crosby
  • Published 1 November 2000
  • Art
  • Contemporary Buddhism
Over the past three decades François Bizot has produced a series of studies of Southeast Asian Buddhism that should have radically changed our understanding of Theraväda. His findings indicate the presence of an esoteric tradition of texts and practices within the Theraväda of mainland Southeast Asia that is far removed from the rationalistic monolithic Theraväda presented in many secondary sources. Given the nature of its practices, and its underlying philosophy, the tradition described by… 

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