Great Disciples of the Buddha

A perennial favorite, Great Disciples of the Buddha is now relaunched in our best-selling Teachings of the Buddha series.

Great Disciples of the Buddha

Author: Nyanaponika

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 086171864X

Page: 412

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A perennial favorite, Great Disciples of the Buddha is now relaunched in our best-selling Teachings of the Buddha series. Twenty-four of the Buddha's most distinguished disciples are brought to life in ten chapters of rich narration. Drawn from a wide range of authentic Pali sources, the material in these stories has never before been assembled in a single volume. Through these engaging tales, we meet all manner of human beings - rich, poor, male, female, young, old - whose unique stories are told with an eye to the details of ordinary human concerns. When read with careful attention, these stories can sharpen our understanding of the Buddhist path by allowing us to contemplate the living portraits of the people who fulfilled the early Buddhist ideals of human perfection. The characters detailed include: Sariputta Nanda Mahamoggallana Mahakassapa Ananda Isidasi Anuruddha Mahakaccana Angulimala Visakha and many more. Conveniently annotated with the same system of sutta references used in each of the other series volumes, Great Disciples of the Buddha allows the reader to easily place each student in the larger picture of Buddha's life. It is a volume that no serious student of Buddhism should miss.

Buddhism in Christendom

The ceremonies consist in the reciting of incantations and the presentation of
food offerings to the good spirits. ... 3 These twelve great disciples are the
Buddhas who figure round the great statue of Buddha on Buddhist altars. He had
sixty ...

Buddhism in Christendom

Author: Arthur Lillie

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Page: 410

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The Romantic Legend of S kya Buddha

Satyadarsi had 32 , 000 lakhs of nahutas of disciples ; but the true law lasted but
for a short time after his death . Vipasyi held three great assem . blies . The true
law lasted 20 , 000 years . Devasruta had two great assemblies ; the law lasted
50 ...

The Romantic Legend of S  kya Buddha

Author: Samuel Beal

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Page: 395

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The Metaphysical Magazine

For each of these we have abundant • material; but it seems better to turn at once
to another passage of the Buddhist scriptures, where the ... of other sects,
ordinary disciples, great disciples, chief disciples, separate Buddhas, and
Buddhas.

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Metaphysical Magazine

For each of these we have abundant material ; but it seems better to turn at once
to another passage of the Buddhist scriptures ... devotees of other sects , ordinary
disciples , great disciples , chief disciples , separate Buddhas , and Buddhas .

Metaphysical Magazine

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Classic Buddhist Sculpture

The Tempyō Period Jirō Sugiyama. 44 . Śāriputra , one of the Ten Great Disciples
of the Buddha . Hollow dry lacquer with polychrome . H . 154 . 8 cm . Ca . 734 .
Köfuku - ji , Nara . This is one of a group of portrait statues of the major disciples ...

Classic Buddhist Sculpture

Author: Jirō Sugiyama

Publisher: Kodansha Amer Incorporated

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Page: 230

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Buddha and Buddhism

COMMAND THAT THESE STONES BE MADE BREAD ” The first temptation of
Buddha , when Mâra assailed him , appealed to his hunger , as we have seen .
THE TWELVE GREAT DISCIPLES " Except in my religion , the twelve great ...

Buddha and Buddhism

Author: Arthur Lillie

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Page: 223

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Gender Equality in Buddhism

64 , reads : bahu - nara - deva - paripūrņam / It is translated as follows : Filled
with many people and Gods [ author ' s translation ) . 69 [ author ' s translation ) .
70 One of the ten great disciples of the Buddha . He was renowned for his strict ...

Gender Equality in Buddhism

Author: Masatoshi Ueki

Publisher: Peter Lang Pub Incorporated

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Page: 215

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This detailed study of the issues surrounding discrimination against women throughout the history of Buddhism focuses on the foundations and evolution of Buddhist thought. The author, trained as a physicist, became interested in the Buddhist view of women and researched the topic over the course of 10 years. He's also the author of several other works on Buddhism. Here, he concludes from his readings of Buddhist texts that both male and female principles are indispensable for the perfection of personality. Annotation copyrighted by Book News Inc., Portland, OR

The Influence of Buddhism on Primitive Christianity

GLAD TIDINGS OF GREAT JOY . " Buddha , on vanquishing Mâra , left Buddha
Gaya for the deer forest of Benares . There he began to preach . ... Except in my
religion , the twelve great disciples are not to be found . ” ( Bigandet , p . 301 . ) ...

The Influence of Buddhism on Primitive Christianity

Author: Arthur Lillie

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

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Page: 184

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A volume that proves that much of the New Testament is parable rather than history will shock many readers, but from the days of Origen and Clement of Alexandria to the days of Swedenborg the same thing has been affirmed. The proof that this parabolic writing has been derived from a previous religion will shock many more. The biographer of Christ has one sole duty, namely, to produce the actual historical Jesus. In the New Testament there are two Christ's, an Essene and an anti-Essene Christ, and all modern biographers who have sought to combine the two have failed necessarily. It is the contention of this work that Christ was an Essene monk; that Christianity was Essenism; and that Essenism was due, as Dean Mansel contended, to the Buddhist missionaries "who visited Egypt within two generations of the time of Alexander the Great."

Selected Works of D T Suzuki Volume IV

Being recognized by Buddha as the first of the Vinaya-dhara, Upāli himself was
prevailed upon to recite the Vinaya by a ... in a friendly way requests Ānanda to
compile the Dharmapit.aka, saying: “Though there were many great disciples of ...

Selected Works of D T  Suzuki  Volume IV

Author: Daisetsu Teitaro Suzuki

Publisher: University of California Press

ISBN: 0520269187

Page: 320

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Daisetsu Teitarо̄ Suzuki was a key figure in the introduction of Buddhism to the non-Asian world. Many outside Japan encountered Buddhism for the first time through his writings and teaching, and for nearly a century his work and legacy have contributed to the ongoing religious and cultural interchange between Japan and the rest of the world, particularly the United States and Europe. This fourth volume of Selected Works of D. T. Suzuki brings together a range of Suzuki’s writings in the area of Buddhist studies. Based on his text-critical work in the Chinese canon, these essays reflect his commitment to clarifying Mahāyāna Buddhist doctrines in Indian, Chinese, and Japanese historical contexts. Many of these innovative writings reflect Buddhological discourse in contemporary Japan and the West’s pre-war ignorance of Mahāyāna thought. Included is a translation into English for the first time of his "Mahāyāna Was Not Preached by Buddha." In addition to editing the essays and contributing the translation, Mark L. Blum presents an introduction that examines how Suzuki understood Mahāyāna discourse via Chinese sources and analyzes his problematic use of Sanskrit.

Ancient Buddhism in Japan

Then Vimalakīrti thought: “Why does the Buddha in his great mercy not send
down his compassion upon me, while I am lying upon my couch?” Knowing this
thought the Tathâgata thereupon successively asked his disciples (ch. 3) ...

Ancient Buddhism in Japan

Author: Marinus Willem de Visser

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Mindfulness

Thanissaro Bhikkhu, A Handful of Leaves, Volume One (Redwood City, CA: The
Sati Center for Buddhist Studies; and Valley ... Nyanaponika Thera and Hellmuth
Hecker, Great Disciples of the Buddha: Their Lives, Their Works, Their Legacy ...

Mindfulness

Author: Joseph Goldstein

Publisher: Sounds True

ISBN: 1622030656

Page: 480

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The mind contains the seeds of its own awakening—seeds that we can cultivate to bring forth the fruits of a life lived consciously. With Mindfulness, Joseph Goldstein shares the wisdom of his four decades of teaching and practice in a book that will serve as a lifelong companion for anyone committed to mindful living and the realization of inner freedom. Goldstein's source teaching is the Satipatthana Sutta, the Buddha's legendary discourse on the four foundations of mindfulness that became the basis for the many types of Vipassana (or insight meditation) found today. Exquisite in detail yet wholly accessible and relevant for the modern student, Mindfulness takes us through a profound study of: Ardency, clear knowing, mindfulness, and concentration—how to develop these four qualities of mind essential for walking the path wisely The Satipatthana refrain—how deeply contemplating the four foundations of mindfulness opens us to bare knowing and continuity of mindfulness Mindfulness of the body, including the breath, postures, activities, and physical characteristics Mindfulness of feelings—how the experience of our sense perceptions influences our inner and outer worlds Mindfulness of mind—learning to recognize skillful and unskillful states of mind and thought Mindfulness of dhammas (or categories of experience), including the Five Hindrances, the Six Sense Spheres, the Seven Factors of Awakening, and much more "There is a wealth of meaning and nuance in the experience of mindfulness that can enrich our lives in unimagined ways," writes Goldstein. In Mindfulness you have the tools to mine these riches for yourself.

The Three Pure Land Sutras

Mahākapphiņa : A disciple of the Buddha . Mahākāśyapa : The disciple
designated by the Buddha as his successor , renowned for his strict observance
of the precepts . Mahākātyāyana : One of the ten great disciples of the Buddha ,
renowned ...

The Three Pure Land Sutras

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The larger sutra on Amitāyus (Taishō volume 12, number 360) -- The sutra on contemplation of Amitāyus (Taishō volume 12, number 365) -- The smaller sutra on Amitāyus (Taishō volume 12, number 366).