Download Abhidharmakosabhasyam. Vol. I by Vasubandhu ; L. De LA Vallee Poussin, Leo Pruden PDF

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

This can be crucial compendium of Indian Buddhist philosophy and psychology. The 4 quantity (app. 1600 pp.) clothbound masterwork starts with a background of abhidharma literature and covers an enormous array of matters from a Buddhist standpoint. a few of these matters are Buddhist cosmology and the method of rebirth, karma and the Buddhist moral thought, psychological defilements, factors of affliction 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 historical past of Buddhist experiences. hugely steered for all educational libraries..."--Choice a range of selection impressive 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

Show description

Read or Download Abhidharmakosabhasyam. Vol. I PDF

Best nonfiction_2 books

Super Resolution Imaging

With the exponential elevate in computing strength and vast proliferation of electronic cameras, super-resolution imaging is poised to develop into the following "killer app. " The turning out to be curiosity during this expertise has manifested itself in an explosion of literature at the topic. Super-Resolution Imagingconsolidates key contemporary learn contributions from eminent students and practitioners during this quarter and serves as a kick off point for exploration into the cutting-edge within the box.

Representing India: Ethnic Diversity and the Governance of Public Institutions (Ethnicity, Inequality and Public Sector Governance)

It is a examine of ways ethnic variety is represented in public associations in India, and of the politics and coverage strategies devised to control ethnic inequalities. With new facts on representational styles in parliament and cupboard, it presents an account of illustration that encompasses the range of caste, tribe and faith.

iGuide: ICTD Resources in Silicon Valley and the San Francisco Bay Area (GAID Series)

The iGUIDE is the first-ever entire source listing of neighborhood info and communique applied sciences and improvement (ICTD) tasks. Its easy-to-use listings of important information regarding ICTD companies and ICTD founders will function a priceless source for ICTD practitioners, not just in Silicon Valley and the San Francisco Bay zone, but in addition the world over.

Additional info for Abhidharmakosabhasyam. Vol. I

Example text

657-660 (in 20 chiian) by Hsiian-tsang lii The Abhidharma 4a Mahd-Vibhasd by Vasumitra and the 500 arhats, compiled 400 years after the Parinirvana of the Buddha, trans. 656-659 (in 200 chilan) by Hsiian-tsang 4b Vibhdsd by Katyayaniputra trans. 437-439 (in 14 chiian) by Buddhavarman 19. ) and its commentaries (vibhdsd) were termed simply "The Commentary," or Vibhdsd. Since these works exist in two Chinese translations, the commentary from Kasmir is termed the Mahdvibhdsd (The Great Commentary, T.

2c. Prakarana-pdda, by Vasumitra, composed some three hundred years after the death of the Buddha. 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.

It is an incomplete text: in the sixth chapter, kdrikds nos. 53 to 68 are missing. Nevertheless, the manuscript has some 600 kdrikds, plus 13 from the last chapter. V.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.14 of 5 – based on 6 votes