Books on Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)

Mahayana (महायान, mahāyāna) is a major branch of Buddhism focusing on the path of a Bodhisattva (spiritual aspirants/ enlightened beings). Extant literature is vast and primarely composed in the Sanskrit language. There are many sūtras of which some of the earliest are the various Prajñāpāramitā sūtras.

Buy Mahayana books from the collection listed below. Click on the title or thumbnail to see a detailled description, and read available pages online. By default, every Mahayana book contains a summary, short introduction and outline of contents.

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Mahayana Buddhism (Literature, Language and The Ramification)

Author: Sadhan Chandra Sarkar
Language: English
Edition: 2014
ISBN-13: 9789381574201

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Abhidharmakosa-bhasya of Vasubandhu

Author: Gelong Lodro Sangpo
Language: English
Edition: 2012
ISBN-13: 9788120836075

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Eleven Headed Avalokiteshvara

Author: Tove E. Neville
Language: English
Edition: 1999
ISBN-10: 8121504570

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Essence of the Mahayana Teachings

Author: Khenpo Samdup
Language: English
Edition: 2015
ISBN-13: 9780986446016

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A guide to the Bodhisattva’s way of life

Author: Stephen Batchelor
Language: English
Edition: 2017
ISBN-10: 8185102597

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