Epistemological Shifting, Vicissitude in Pedagogy and Evolving Different Schools and Sects: A Case of Buddhism
13 Pages Posted: 10 Dec 2014
Date Written: December 1, 2014
This article, on the basis of hermeneutic interpretation of selected literatures, argues that epistemological shifting is the root cause to emerge three schools; Hinayana, Mahayana, Tantrayana in Buddhism, four sects; Nyinma, Kagyu, Shakya, Gelug in Tibetan Buddhism intact of same ontology of emptiness. It also suggests that epistemological shifting cause adjustment in pedagogy and it ultimately brought vicissitude in Buddhism.
Keywords: Hinayana, Mahayana, Pedagogy, Tantrayana Gelug, Kagyu, Nyinma, Shakya
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