Vasubandhu ; L. De LA Vallee Poussin, Leo Pruden's Abhidharmakosabhasyam. Vol. I PDF

By Vasubandhu ; L. De LA Vallee Poussin, Leo Pruden

ISBN-10: 0895819139

ISBN-13: 9780895819130

This is often an important compendium of Indian Buddhist philosophy and psychology. The 4 quantity (app. 1600 pp.) clothbound masterwork starts off with a background of abhidharma literature and covers an unlimited array of matters from a Buddhist perspective. a few of these matters are Buddhist cosmology and the method of rebirth, karma and the Buddhist moral conception, psychological defilements, reasons of pain and the trail to enlightenment, the supernatural powers of a Buddha, a taxonomy of meditative states and a refutation of the lifestyles of soul. "... one of many landmark achievements within the background of Buddhist experiences. hugely prompt for all educational libraries..."--Choice a range of selection notable Books and Nonprint fabrics (OABN). Contents Translator's Preface The Abhidharma--Leo M. Pruden Abhidharmakosabhasyam--L. Poussin The Dhatus The Indriyas the realm Karma The Latent Defilements the trail and the Saints The Knowledges The Absorptions Refutation of the Pudgala Footnotes Index

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Such a mass Buddhism was the Buddhism that preceeded the canon, "precanonical Buddhism" {Bouddhisme precanonique). Its contents were not only a darsana—a systematic school of Indian philosophy, a consistent world-view—but a faith concerned with spirits and the release of these spirits from the round of birth and death, having, according to scholars, little in common with the doctrines of anitya, andtman, and duhkha so often stressed in the Agamas (see de La Vallee Poussin's Nirvana, 1925, p. 85, 115, 131).

472: arannaken'avuso bhikkhuna abhidhamme abhivinaya yogo karanlyo. Sant'avuso arahnakarh bhikkhum abhidhamme abhivinaye panham pucchitaro. Sace avuso arannako bhikkhu abhidhamme abhivinaye panham puttho na sampayati tassa bhavanti vattaro: .. arannaken'avuso bhikkhuna ye te santa vimokha atikkamma rupe aruppa tattha yogo karanlyo . . arannaken'avuso bhikkhuna uttarimanussdhamme yogo karanlyo. "Your reverences, earnest study in Further-Dhamma, in FurtherDiscipline should be made by a monk who is forest-gone.

This work, which closely resembles the Pali Vibhangaprakarana, exists in two Chinese translations, T. vol. 26, no. 1541 and no. 1542. 2d Prajnapti-fdstra, composed by Maudgalyayana. This work exists in one late, incomplete Chinese translation (T vol. 26, no. 1538), and in a Tibetan translation. According to Sakurabe, the bulk of Sarvastivadin Abhidharma literature is divided into three major periods: 1. the early period, the period of the six padasdstras, before the composition of the Jnanaprasthdna; 2.

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