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small terrestrial lizard of warm regions of the Old World

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Without invoking any source that explicitly mentioned Samghadeva's redaction of the Ekottarika-agama, Palumbo remarks: "His 'new issue' of the Ekottarika-agama, then, can only be imagined as a new redaction--and it would have been the fourth one--of the Zengyi ahan jing, possibly including retranslations of selected scriptures in this agama" (p.
The Chinese Madhyama Agama and the Pali Majjhima Nikaya.
I am most interested in snakes, lizards and agamas and that's why I head out at night a lot during summer when the sun hasn't come up and there are still some nocturnal creatures around.
The Suksmagama is named as one of the twenty-eight primary Agamas and also as one of the secondary texts or upagamas; it is not clear which one this text is (or how accurate our lists of texts are, for that matter).
Studies in Agama Literature, With Special Reference to the Shorter Chinese Samyuktagama.
(38) In sum, the Ekottarika-agama clearly remained open to the inclusion of later stories to a greater degree than the Pali Nikayas and other Chinese Agamas. (39)
"Japanese Studies on the Schools of the Chinese Agamas." In Zur Schulzugehorigkeit von Werken der HxnayanaLiteratur, 1, edited by H.
By far the greatest attention in the study of South Indian Saivism up to now has been devoted to the earliest works, the Agamas themselves and the paddhatis of early Saiva authors like Somasambhu and Aghorasiva (of the eleventh and twelfth centuries).
One of the twenty-eight core Agamas, the Diptagama is a lengthy work of some six thousand verses.
"Japanese Studies on the Schools of the Chinese Agamas." In Zur Schulzugehdrigkeit von Werken der HTnayana-Literatur, 1, edited by H.
"Japanese Studies on the Schools of the Chinese Agamas," In Zur Schulzugehorigkeit von Werken der Hinayana-Literatur 1, edited by H.
This division is to be found in earlier agamas or tantras, too, but Abhinavagupta interprets it in his own way so as to prove the superiority of his own non-dualistic saiva system over the other forms of the saiva tradition.
Though parallels found in the Chinese Agamas, among the fragments discovered in Central Asia, or in the Tibetan Kanjur and Tanjur collections usually agree closely with their Pali counterparts on the essentials of the teaching, (9) often enough they show interesting variations, which help to provide a complementary or even corrective perspective on the information offered in a Pali discourse.
In the past twenty-five years or so scholars in India and the West have been exploring the larger context within which the Visastadvaita developed, broadening our understanding of the Sanskrit puranas and agamas which helped distinguish pre-Ramanuja Visistadvaita and, even more importantly, of the Tamil context which had accompanied and to a certain extent undergirded Sanskrit systematizations, even from the period prior to Ramanuja.