The Origin Of Buddhist Meditation

Author: Alexander Wynne
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134097417
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Stimulating debate within the field of Buddhist Studies, the following claims are put forward: the Buddha was taught by Alara Kalama and Uddaka Ramaputta, as stated in the literature of numerous early Buddhist sects, is historically ...

Early Buddhist Meditation Studies

Author: Analayo
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781540410504
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In this book, Bhikkhu Analayo, scholar and meditation teacher, examines central aspects of Buddhist meditation as reflected in the early discourses of the Buddha, based on revised and reorganized material from previously published articles.

Early Buddhism

Author: Sue Hamilton
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780700712809
Size: 41.35 MB
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This work focuses on the relationship between identity and perception in early Buddhism, drawing out and explaining the way they relate in terms of experience.

Early Buddhist Meditation

Author: Keren Arbel
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781138937925
Size: 39.53 MB
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This book offers a new interpretation of the relationship between 'insight practice' (satipatthana) and the attainment of the four jh s (i.e., right sam i), a key problem in the study of Buddhist meditation.

Rethinking The Buddha

Author: Eviatar Shulman
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 110706239X
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Shulman traces the development of the four noble truths, which in fact originated as observations to be cultivated during meditation.

Unmasking Buddhism

Author: Bernard Faure
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1444356615
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Or is it more of a philosophy than a religion? Renowned Buddhist scholar Bernard Faure answers these and other questions about the basic history, beliefs and nature of Buddhism in easy-to-understand language.

Abhidhamma Studies

Author: Nyanaponika
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0861711351
Size: 10.85 MB
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In this book of groundbreaking essays, Venerable Nyanaponika Thera, one of our age's foremost exponents of Theravada Buddhism, penetrates the Abhidhamma to make its principles intelligible to the thoughtful reader of today.

Buddhist Teaching In India

Author: Johannes Bronkhorst
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0861718119
Size: 75.20 MB
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Johannes Bronkhorst here tracks the development of Buddhist teachings both within the larger Indian context and among Buddhism's many schools, shedding light on the sources and trajectory of such ideas as dharma theory, emptiness, the ...

What The Buddha Thought

Author: Richard Francis Gombrich
Publisher: Equinox
ISBN: 9781845536145
Size: 60.37 MB
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In What the Buddha Thought Richard Gombrich argues that the Buddha was one of the most brilliant and original thinkers of all time.