frank k wrote:I've heard Japanese scholars have done work in establishing the chronology of pali suttas. Is any of this available online?
The Japanese have done tons of work on Indian Buddhism, but very little of it is available in English.
Venerable Yin Shun
Compilation of the Early Buddhist Canon
Research into the Sastras, Texts and Masters of the Sarvastivada and Related Schools
In Chinese, but both excellent books!
If you want the short summarized story, then try
History of Indian Buddhist Thought
frank k wrote:For example, rathanvinita(the sutta vism. uses for the 7 chariots representing 7 stages of purification model) , because it is a more unique sutta, Pande seemed to think that made it more likely to be authentic compared to suttas that seemed edited to conform to standard and familiar formulas.
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