The 'one night-and-day observance' of lay-followers in Tocharian Buddhism.

Abstract : Revision of the reading of a passage of a Tocharian B text kept at the Bibliothèque nationale de France, fonds Pelliot Koutchéen, PK DA M. 507(42-40), verso, lines 1-6. This text contains formulas of the ritual of entry in the Buddhist community of a lay-follower. It refers to the observance of fasting together with eight prescriptions during one day and one night. The paper discusses in detail the relevant phrases, as well as Tocharian B forms which have been newly identified.
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Georges-Jean Pinault. The 'one night-and-day observance' of lay-followers in Tocharian Buddhism.. Tocharian and Indo-European Studies , 2014, pp.187-215. ⟨http://www.mtp.dk⟩. ⟨halshs-01447334⟩

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