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The path of purification =

Visuddhimagga

by Buddhaghosa.

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Published by Buddhist Publication Society in Kandy, Sri Lanka .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Theravāda Buddhism,
  • Philosophy, Buddhist,
  • Meditation -- Buddhism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby Bhadantācariya Buddhaghosa ; translated from the Pali by Bhikkhu Ñāṇamoli.
    ContributionsÑāṇamoli, Bhikkhu, d. 1960
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxlix, 907 p. ;
    Number of Pages907
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16595910M
    ISBN 109552400236

    Main articles: Anuttarayoga Tantra and Deity yoga In the highest class of tantra, two stages of practice are distinguished, namely generation and completion. This book is not intended for beginners. Hundreds of years of royal patronage meant well-endowed temples and local support. The deeper is the experiential connection between our inner states and outer events, the greater is our immunity against their evil consequences. More Info The Visuddhimagga is the "great treatise" of Theravada Buddhism, an encyclopedic manual of doctrine and meditation written in the fifth century by the great Buddhist commentator, Buddhaghosa. No customer reviews yet.

    In general the book is comprehensive and profoundly helpful to one's practice, and to one's appreciation of the roots of Buddhist tradition as well. Drawing extensively on primary sources, Professor Jaini provides a comprehensive introduction to the Jaina experience. The "wind energy" is directed and dissolved into the heart chakra, where-after the Mahamudra remains, [28] and the practitioner is physically and mentally transformed. Specifically, heroic characters of Hindu lore, such as Rama and Krishna, were worked into Jain literature.

    But it is ever so much more than merely a Vipassana manual. Purchase Books. Drawing extensively on primary sources, Professor Jaini provides a comprehensive introduction to the Jaina experience. After seeing your self-nature, you need to deepen your experience even further and bring it into maturation. Unlike many other books, this is written by an actual expert. More Info The Visuddhimagga is the "great treatise" of Theravada Buddhism, an encyclopedic manual of doctrine and meditation written in the fifth century by the great Buddhist commentator, Buddhaghosa.


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Marriage relationships between Hindus and Jains would explain a lot why they relate. Buddhagosa sees the path as consisting of 7 stages of purification: Purification of Virtue. This path constitutes the integral element within the broader frame-work of Jaina literature, lay ritual and the socio-historical factors, which enabled Jainism to survive and The path of purification = book to the present day.

Bhadantacariya Buddhaghosa composed the Visuddhimagga in the early part of the fifth century. Its a shame its out of print, if it were I would definitely buy one. The fourth path and fruit The "Purification by Knowledge and Vision" is the culmination of the The path of purification = book, in four stages leading to liberation and Nirvana.

They both compel you to take a good look at your unconscious, liberating your The path of purification = book spontaneity, not the second nature with which it is confused; not the backsliding of the line of least resistence, but, paradoxically, the embracing of the line of greater resistence, which liberates true spontaneity, the flow of the Divine Life Force through you.

The various teachings of the Buddha found throughout the Pali canon are organized in a clear, comprehensive path leading to the final goal of nibbana, the state of complete purification. In particular, the author has examined the cardinal doctrine of ahimsa non-harmingboth in its impact upon Jaina religious consciousness and as a standard in applying its sacred principles to the conduct of every day life.

The deeper is the experiential connection between our inner states and outer events, the greater is our immunity against their evil consequences. Additions and Corrections Printed Pages: The author, Bhadantacaryia Buddhaghosa, composed the Visuddhimagga in the early part of the 5th century A.

Although dense and difficult, the effort you put forth to understand this great beast of a book is well rewarded. It is widely believed that the Vimuttimagga may have been the model used by Buddhaghosha to compose his magnum opus, the Visuddhimagga Path of Purificationseveral centuries later.

Buddha too was born to Kshatriya parents. In particular, the author has examined the cardinal doctrine of ahimsa non-harmingboth in its impact upon Jaina religious consciousness and as a standard in applying its sacred principles to the conduct of every day life. And yet in the postscript [ The book is very well organized and carefully researched.

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This path constitutes the integral elements within the broader framework of Jaina literature, lay ritual and the socio-historical factors, which enabled Jainism to survive and prosper to the present day. Similar Books. If anyone has ever tried to learn and understand the Abhidhamma merely through study of the original texts available in English through the Pali Text Societythen you will clearly appreciate the need for a commentary, and Buddhaghosa's commentary in the Visuddhimagga is one of the best.

Includes bibliographical references p. It constitutes a yardstick to measure the correctness of any thought, feeling, and action. Purchase Books.

In fact, the Ganga dynasty that lasted years in India was quite pro-Jain and one might even refer to this as a Golden Age of Jainism. Mahavira and the Foundation of Jainism 2.

Art of all kinds constitutes a continuous source of inspiration on our Path of Purification. For example, Krishna is seen as the elder cousin on the 22 Jain Tirthankara, Nemi. Practice of the absence of craving : to be without craving, which is the source of all suffering.

It meant a tighter bond in the Jain community and as such a greater chance to endure the vicissitudes of life that befall them. Start with a set of the Sutta-Pitaka and then use this book to supplement your readings in the official canon.The Jaina Path of Purification by Padamanabh S.

Jaini. The religious tradition of the Jainas, unique in many respects, presents a fascinating array of doctrinal and social structures that stem from the anti-vedic movements of ancient times.

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Drawing extensively on primary sources, Professor Jaini provides a comprehensive introduction to the Jaina experience. The Buddhist Publication Society is an The path of purification = book charity dedicated to making known the Teaching of the Buddha, which has a vital message for people of all creeds.

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