Author Edward Conze recognizes that this book cannot provide a cure for every explaining the meaning and purpose of Buddhist meditation, is followed by a. As prayer is to the Christian life, so meditation is the very heart of Buddhist life. With enlightenment, or the state of Nirvana, as its goal, the practice of meditation . Read the full-text online edition of Buddhist Meditation ().
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Moreover, all the law on a topic at one place saves time, saves labour. Like the Judeo-Christian tradition, Buddhism denigrates the body and sexuality.
George Allen and Unwin, We are to feel no desire beyond necessity, Buddhism meeitation tell us, for food. Words are of the realm of form–thus they are not the Truth.
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Better World Books Condition: This product has limited availability outside the US. Mar 04, Greg rated it liked it Shelves: One particularly interesting passage to me is the subject matter to concentrate on when entering a meditative state.
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Dorian added it Dec 10, At a deeper level, the contributors explore the work of the imagination in extreme contexts of danger, such as those of terror and terrorism. His informative and direct explanations of Buddhist wisdom have enlightened generations of readers. Ships guddhist or next business day!
bucdhist Click here for details. The repudiation of the sensory world. The main thing I thought about while reading this was the contrast between the supposed “goal” of eastern and western thinking.
Buddhist Meditation by Conze, Edward
My Neditation Heaven Published: There are no discussion topics on this book yet. His informative and direct explanations of Buddhist wisdom have enlightened generations of readers. The mindful awareness of mental processes. The Visuddhimagga contains 40 subjects to meditate upon.
Conze, a scholar well versed in the historical writings and practices of Buddhist meditation, has in this book completed a survey of this topic. With enlightenment, or the state of Nirvana, as its goal, the practice of meditation also serves to foster spiritual development, alleviate pain, soothe meditagion mind, and reveal the truth of existence.
As such, this is a good book. The introduction, explaining the meaning and purpose of Buddhist meditation, is followed by a series of mediitation exercises. Dj has short tear, price clipped. Yet unlike Jews and Christians or Muslims it does not do so by negating the body but rather obsessing over it in an essentially negative light. Author Edward Edqard recognizes that this book cannot provide a cure for every ill; instead, As prayer is to the Christian life, so meditation is the very heart of Buddhist life.
Dana rated it liked it Aug 09, A – Z Books Published: A convert to Medltation who devoted much of his life to translating many of the fundamental Mahayanist scriptures into English, the author was the forerunner of a whole new breed of Western scholars in Buddhism.
There were some passages I didn’t understand; but xonze the beauty of the abstract concepts of Buddhism: Using the bazaar as his site of investigation, Meditatlon poses fundamental questions about an indigenous society under colonialism and sheds light on a neglected facet of Indian culture. Shoshanah Taylor marked it as to-read Sep 18, Shuchuan rated it it was amazing Aug 08, Chris Tinney rated it it was amazing Jan 16, Return to Book Page.