The Path of Purification
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BeschreibungOne of Buddhism's foundational texts, the Visuddhimagga is a systematic examination and condensation of Buddhist doctrine and meditation technique. The various teachings of the Buddha found throughout the Pali canon are organized in a clear, comprehensive path leading to the final goal of nibbana, the state of complete purification. Originally composed in the fifth century, this new translation provides English speakers insights into this foundational text. In the course of this treatise full and detailed instructions are given on 40 subjects of meditation aimed at concentration, an elaborate account of Buddhist Abhidhamma philosophy, and explicit descriptions of the stages of insight culminating in final liberation. This replaces 9552400236.
Pressestimmen"Bhadantacariya Buddhaghosa's Visuddhimagga ... represents the epitome of Pali Buddhist literature, weaving together its many strands to create this wonderful meditation manual, which even today retains the clarity it revealed when it was written... I welcome this new edition of Bhikkhu nanamoli's celebrated English translation of The Path of Purification . I offer my prayers that readers, wherever they are, may find in it advice and inspiration to develop that inner peace that will contribute to creating a happier and more peaceful world." --His Holiness the Dali Lama
Untertitel: Visuddhimagga. illustrations. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Pariyatti Press
Erscheinungsdatum: September 2003
Seitenanzahl: 950 Seiten
Übersetzer/Sprecher: Übersetzt von Bhikkhu Nanamoli