Mahāyāna Buddhism: The Doctrinal Foundations
Williams' survey explores Mahāyāna doctrine in greater depth than other introductory books.
- contains coverage of the major trends in Mahāyanā doctrine
- covers developments in India as well as East Asia
- addresses expressions of Mahāyāna ideas in practice
Williams, Paul. Mahāyāna Buddhism: The Doctrinal Foundations (London: Routledge; 2nd ed., 2009).