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On some definitions of mindfulness
The Buddhist technical term was first translated as ‘mindfulness’ by T.W. Rhys Davids in 1881. Since then various authors, including Rhys Davids, have attempted definitions of what precisely is meantExpand
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The foundations of Buddhism
Introduction 1. The Buddha: The Story of the Awakened One 2. The Word of the Buddha: Buddhist Scriptures and Schools 3. Four Truths: The Disease, the Cause, the Cure, the Medicine 4. The BuddhistExpand
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The Buddhist Path to Awakening: A Study of the Bodhipakkhiya Dhamma
A study of a classic list of Buddhist teachings which includes such familiar items as the four establishings of mindfulness and the noble eightfold path. The complete list, already found on the PaliExpand
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Buddhist conceptualizations of mindfulness
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Can killing a living being ever be an act of compassion? The analysis of the act of killing in the Abhidhamma and Pali commentaries
In the Theravādin exegetical tradition, the notion that intentionally killing a living being is wrong involves a claim that when certain mental states (such as compassion) are present in the mind, itExpand
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Cosmology and Meditation: From the Aggañña-Sutta to the Mahāyāna
  • R. Gethin
  • Philosophy
  • History of Religions
  • 1 February 1997
Tout en soulignant que les bouddhistes indiens ne partagent pas la meme pensee ontologique et metaphysique, l'A. suggere neanmoins qu'il existe une orientation generale qui tend a localiser laExpand
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He Who Sees Dhamma Sees Dhammas: Dhamma In Early Buddhism
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The five khandhas: Their theatment in the nikāyas and early abhidhamma
ConclusionTo explain the khandhas as the Buddhist analysis of man, as has been the tendency of contemporary scholars, may not be incorrect as far as it goes, yet it is to fix upon one facet of theExpand
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Buddhism and Law: an introduction
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Sayings of the Buddha: A selection of suttas from the Pali Nikāyas
'As if someone were to hold up a lamp in the dark so that those with eyes could see - in exactly the same way Gotama has made the truth clear in various ways.' Gotama the Buddha, who lived the lifeExpand
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