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Edward Conze, Anonymous, Donald S. Lopez, Jr.'s Buddhist Scriptures PDF

By Edward Conze, Anonymous, Donald S. Lopez, Jr.

ISBN-10: 0140440887

ISBN-13: 9780140440881

Whereas Buddhism has no principal textual content similar to the Bible or Koran, there's a robust physique of scripture from throughout Asia that encompasses the dharma, or the lessons of the Buddha. during this wealthy anthology, eminent pupil Donald S. Lopez, Jr., brings jointly works from a huge ancient and geographical variety, and from such languages as Pali, Sanskrit, Tibetan, chinese language, and jap. There are stories of the Buddha's earlier lives, a dialogue of features and skills for a monk, and an exploration of the numerous meanings of enlightenment. jointly they supply a brilliant photo of the Buddha and of the giant and profound nature of the Buddhist culture.

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9 C h an -cli’ a-lo is the nam e fo r T li e j live away from other people, and w hen they approach a city or m arket they beat a piece o f w ood to distinguish them selves. Th en people know w ho they are and avoid com in g in contact with them . In this coun try they do n ot lseep pigs or fow ls, there are n o deal­ ings in cattle, n o bu tch ers’ shops or distilleries in their , 6. Mr. Beal says there are no Boards of Population and Revenue. The text h a s 無 戶 藉 官 法 . It is possible that Mr.

F ro m this p oin t travelling n orth one 7. The text r e a d s 曰 日 如 是 痴 無 懈 惨 and Mr. Beal translates it, “ tliis, iu fact, is the first aud untailing duty of every day,” without making the slightest comment and leaving us to infer that he only made a guess at its meaning. For 初 in this passage cannot mean first, and the opposite ideas of remissness and energy expressed by the two worde 懈 and i勝 are entirely left out of the question. To arrive at our own translation we have been obliged to substitute 倦 , which is often found joined with 懈 , and then the rendering is simple enough.

I n this coun try B u ddh ism is also popu lar. 3 Subse­ 4. The text h a s 石 高 丈 四 閨 二 丈 詢 . F, 5. Nagarabara. Bemusat. CHAPTER IX. 1. That is, Buddha in an earlier stage,. 2. Mr. )n Either will do. In this particular oase,his is perhaps the better. 3 . 戚 道 與 諸 子 弟 遊 行 語 云 . Beal translates it,— …(On which, Bodhisatwa), tearing his own flesh, gave it in substitu- BUDDHISTIC KINGDOMS. ,J T lius the people o f the country cam e to know , and erected at the place a pagoda adorned with gold and silver.

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