Buddhist Dictionary

Buddhist Dictionary

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Since its first publication in 1952, Buddhist Dictionary has been a trusted companion and helper in the study of Buddhist literature. The author, Nyanatiloka Thera, was qualified as few others have ever been to serve as a reliable guide through the field of Theravada Buddhist terminology and doctrine. In this book he offers authentic and lucid explanations of Pali Buddhist terms, with cross-references in English and source references as well. Amidst the welter of modern works on Buddhism, and translations differing one from the other, this book will help in identifying the doctrinal terms and in correcting misleading renderings. Not a mere word dictionary but an aid to the terminology of Theravada Buddhism. Buddhist Dictionary will be as helpful to the serious lay student as to the professional scholar.Manual of Buddhist Terms and Doctrines Nyanatiloka Thera Nyanaponika Thera. anurakkhana-padhAna 20 anussati ... Cf. Guide V, 88, 108, 139. anussati: a#39; recollectiona#39;, meditation, contemplation. The six recollections often described in theanbsp;...

Title:Buddhist Dictionary
Author:Nyanatiloka Thera
Publisher:Buddhist Publication Society - 2004-12-01


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