New light on the twelve Nidānas

@article{Jones2009NewLO,
  title={New light on the twelve Nidānas},
  author={Dhivan Thomas Jones},
  journal={Contemporary Buddhism},
  year={2009},
  volume={10},
  pages={241 - 259}
}
  • D. T. Jones
  • Published 2009
  • Sociology
  • Contemporary Buddhism
Pa icca samuppāda (dependent arising) is the central philosophical principle of Buddhism, and is most commonly exemplified in the suttas in terms of the twelve nidānas. The ubiquitous interpretation of the twelve nidānas of pa icca samuppāda as taking place over three lives, a religious doctrine explaining the rebirth process, is a commentarial development, not found in the suttas. Recent Theravādin exegetes Bhikkhu Buddhadāsa and Ñā avīra Thera argue for an interpretation of the twelve nidānas… Expand
2 Citations
Dependent Arising and Interdependence
The Buddhist teaching on dependent arising (or dependent origination) concerns specific conditions whose presence is indispensable for something to come into existence. In the early stages ofExpand
The process the ritual: Searching For Home Within The Self
Foreword This paper talks a great deal about cycles, judgment, and the self through the physical exploration of displacement vs. home in the body. In dealing with judgment, I found manyExpand

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 24 REFERENCES
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
History of Indian Philosophy
This volume is devoted to the oldest Indian Philosophy from the begining to the end of the first millennium after Christ. It embraces the philosophy of the Veda and the epic, the Buddha and the Jina,Expand
A critical examination of Ñ ā _ navīra Thera's 'A Note on Pa _ ticcasamuppāda' part one
  • Buddhist Studies Review
  • 1998
A critical examination of Ñ ā _ navīra Thera's 'A Note on Pa _ ticcasamuppāda' part two
  • Buddhist Studies Review
  • 1998
Fifty years of Buddhist studies in Britain
  • Buddhist Studies Review
  • 2005
The group of discourses
  • 2001
Buddhist thought. Abingdon: Routledge
  • Dhivan Thomas Jones, Wolfson College,
  • 2000
...
1
2
3
...