The meeting of Manichaeism and Buddhism is proven by Chinese Manichaean and Middle Iranian texts, and also more or less by some Old Turkic Manichaean fragments apart from the Great Hymn to Mani and some incerta.
This paper focus on one aspect, a textual testimony concerning the incorporation of an episode in the biography of the Buddha attested in the Old Turkic Manichaean corpus.
|Title of host publication||New perspectives in Manichaean research|
|Editors||Alois van Tongerloo, Luigi Cirillo|
|Place of Publication||Turnhout, Belgium|
|Number of pages||12|
|Publication status||Published - 2005|