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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Good DJ Condition: Words are of the realm of form–thus they are not the Truth. This impulse bddhist physical reality is what I think drove Nietzsche to describe Buddhism as the purest “nihilism”.
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T This book gives valuable insight in how intense monastic life is, especially pertaining to Way to Enlightenment.
Buddhist Meditation by Edward Conze
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Ayman added it Oct 08, We are to negate the beauty of the body buddyist, by obsessing over its undesirability the fact that it leaks fluids and is filled with stuff that, to use contemporary parlance, is “gross”. Indeed, it may be a more extreme version of patriarchy than anything in the Judeo-Christian tradition.
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Nour Hijazi marked it as to-read Meditatiln 10, One particularly interesting passage to me is the subject matter to concentrate on when entering a meditative state. There is ultimately nothing to be obtained to which is already had: The present Volume covers: Return to Book Page. The main thing I thought about while reading this was the contrast between the supposed “goal” of eastern and western thinking.
As prayer is to the Christian life, so meditation is the very heart of Buddhist life. Selected pages Title Page. Eugene is currently reading it Feb buddhiist, Cristina marked it as to-read Oct 22, Maroon paper boards, fine condition, owner’s name on pastedown.
The book discusses all the aspects of Buddhist meditation, it’s by products; methods meditaion Buddhist meditation, its techniques leading to trance and eventually to the state of blissful wisdom.
NOT an ex library book. The introduction, explaining the meaning and purpose of Buddhist meditation, is followed by a edwarf of devotional exercises. His informative and direct explanations of Buddhist wisdom have enlightened generations of readers.
They edwward subjected to the subject-object dichotomy. Ingmar De Boer rated it liked it May 20, The introduction, explaining the meaning and purpose of Buddhist meditation, is followed by a series of devotional exercises.
All of the pages are uncreased and tightly bound, the only flaws are some scuffs and small, light marks to the boards and spine, some tanning to the endpapers, a stamp and a name written on the front endpaper, a stamp to the title page and a few of the pages have small sections marked but nothing that obscures the text. Refresh and try again.
With enlightenment, or the state of Nirvana, as its goal, the practice of meditation also serves to foster spiritual development, alleviate pain, soothe the mind, and reveal the truth of existence.
As such, this is a good book. Chris Tinney rated it it was amazing Jan 16, The Visuddhimagga contains 40 subjects to meditate upon.