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Basic principles and essentials of Myanmar Buddhism

MahДЃsaddhammajotikadhaja.

Basic principles and essentials of Myanmar Buddhism

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Published by Dept. for the Promotion and Propagation of the Sasana in [Yangon] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementby Mahāsaddhammajotikadhaja, Sao Htun Hmat Win.
ContributionsHtūn Hmat Wīn, Sao., Burma. Sāsanā toʻ Thvanʻʺ kāʺ Pranʻʹ pvāʺ reʺ Ūʺ cīʺ Ṭhāna.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 143 p. ;
Number of Pages143
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23874204M
LC Control Number2009336729

The Buddha had long ago repudiated the notion of a supreme creator God. The dynamic nature of phenomena is today a commonplace of science. Dr Santina also puts Buddhism into its context by describing the pre-Buddhist background and gives an overview of Buddhism from a modern perspective in a very readable way. The text is a compendium of excerpts and quotations from some works by monks, nuns, professors, scholars and other laypersons from nine different countries, in their own words or in translation. Most scholars, however, assert that Tantrism was a fruit of Indian Hinduism. Buddhism of course insists on the existence of such a moral code.

The Three Fundamental Laws of the Buddha The three signata refer to the three essential marks or characteristics of all "compounded" things, animate or inanimate, microscopic or macroscopic. Before He passed into Mahaparinibbana, the Buddha advised pious disciples to visit four places that may be for their inspiration after He was gone. The Buddhist theory of causation should be distinguished from the theory of the "First Cause" which is often used by theists to prove the existence of God. While such ethical systems may have given a measure of material affluence to their followers, this material gain has been at the cost of seriously heightening conflict within these societies as well as in the world at large, even endangering the very future of mankind itself. With this distinctive view of cause and effect, Buddhism accepts the pan-Indian presupposition of samsara, in which living beings are trapped in a continual cycle of birth-and-death, with the momentum to rebirth provided by one's previous physical and mental actions see karma. The truth of dukkha refers not to the on-existence of the pleasurable and the joyful, but to the very incompleteness and finitude of that enjoyment.

A free pdf is available here. The Principles of Buddhism explained by Buddhadasa, Bhikkhu. An Introduction of Buddhism. Its primary objective was the adoration of the lingam-yoni, sign of the male and female principles in conjunction the god Shiva and the goddess Kali. They disdain any reference to Tibetan Buddhism as being a form of Shaktism. In keeping with the original objectives of the study of basic Buddhism, this book is - as far as possible - non-technical.


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