(i) The Dhammasangani contains detailed enumeration of all phenomena. Dhammasangani is the title given to the first book of the Abhidhamma Pitaka. Google is proud to partner with libraries to digitize public domain materials and make them widely accessible. Public domain books belong to the public and we . The English edition of the Pali text, prepared for the Pali Text Society by Professor . No one acquainted with those books, and with the Dhamma- Sangani, will.

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This general psychical aspect of vedana, as distinct from sensations localized bodily — e.

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As these older incorporated engoish are varied both in form and in method, it is evident that commentary of different kinds had a very early beginning. Of the thoughts for meditation, only a few occur in the Dhamma- 1 See above, p. Given man as a moral being, what do we find to be the content of his consciousness?

And finally, and at back of all this, who feels, or attends, or wills?

That the traditional interpretation of this impact- theory grew psychological with the progress of culture in the dhammasanhani of Buddhism seems to be indicated by such a comment in the AtthasalinI as: And I believe, too, that they would have arisen from a discussion with our thinkers on this subject as stanch Buddhists and as stanch Hedonists as they had dhammasangank down.

Now, the functioning of the tactile sense termed body-sensibility or simply body, kayo, pp. We see, as in our Manual, and other canonical records, elaborate systems for analyzing and cultivating the intellectual faculties, the will and feeling, and we take these as substitutes for overt moral activity, as ends when they are but means. Category of Form under a Ninefold Aspect And, incidentally, we learn something of the procedure adopted in that systematic culture.

The essence of sanha is said to be recognition by way of a mark. Then turning to Buddhaghosa we find the emphatic negation of the Suman- gala YilasinI p. When, that he may attain to the heavens of Form, he cultivates the way thereto, aloof from sensuous appetites, engkish from evil ideas, and so, by the artifice of water. The student, either because he has tried and failed, or because he did not wish to try, has not induced Jhana by way of fixing attention on his own hair or the rest.


Under cetana he expatiates in forcible similes, describing it as a process of activity and toil, and as a co-ordinating, order- ing function. We cannot, therefore, take the opinions expressed in the book as evidence of Buddhist opinion as held in Gaya.

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After englishh time the sensation practically ceases. I have tried in turn reason, intellect, insight, science, under- standing, and knowledge. He faced the grim realities of life with candour, and tolerated no mask. The Jhana of Foul Things p.


His ideal was to be releasing them, and, in a span of final, but glorious existence, to be tasting of the finest fruit of living — the peace of insight, dhamjasangani joy of emancipation. It is not without interest to note that in this supple- mentary category all the purely psychological states are wholly, or at least mainly, volitional or emotional. We are probably first impressed by the psychological aspect taken of a subject that might seem to lend itself to purely objective consideration.

Sam- payuttam — lit. Thought engaged upon the Higher Ideal lokuttaram citta. It has survived long enough for the copyright to expire and the book to enter the public domain. The Katha Vatthu raises new questions belonging to a later stage in the development of the faith. Indeterminate States of Consciousness.

The pre-Buddhistic Upanishads and rhammasangani, too, of later date yield only poetic adumbrations, sporadic aphorisms on the work of the senses. Now the Dhamma-Sangani does not place questions of this kind in the mouth of the catechist. The Nyaya doctrine of pratyaksha or perception, the Jaina Sutras, ebglish elaboration of the Vedanta and Sankhya doctrines are, of course, of far later date. Namely, that it is, in the first place, a manual or text-book, and not a treatise or disquisition, dhwmmasangani and rendered attractive and edifying after the manner of most of the Sutta Pitaka.

Faith is characterized and illustrated in the same terms and approximately the same similes as are used in Mil. Besides these Pitaka texts, he quotes or refers to the follow- ing authorities: See my note s. Else one would have looked to find ekangi- kam Jhanam.

Those who can consult the text will see that the M a t i k a, or table of subjects of all the questions which I have not held it useful to reproducerefers exclusively to Book III. The very term indriyam, which is best paralleled by the Greek hivaiu? Number plays a great part in Buddhist classes and categories. It is literally the wish to discourse or expound kathetu kamyatabut the meaning is more clearly brought out by the familiar formula quoted, viz.


Please do not remove it. Here then again their psychological proclivity is manifested. And in applying his theory he goes far virtually to resolve mind into phenomenal process De An. The complexities, the distractions, the burdens, the dogging sorrow, the haunting fear of its approaching tread, inevitable for life lived in participation of all that the human organism naturally calls for, and human society puts forward as desirable — all this he judged too heavy to be borne, not, indeed, by lay followers, but by those who should devote themselves to the higher life.

In dealing with good engliish bad dhammas, they show us a field of the struggle for moral life, the sowing of potential well-being or of ill. The Buddhist, then, was a Hedonist, and hence, whether he himself would have admitted it or not, his morality was dependent, or, in the phrase of British ethics, utilitarian, and not intuitionist. This honesty, to which we usually add a mistaken view of the course of thought and action he prescribed in consequence of the honesty, gains him the name of Pessimist.

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englih First, a general statement, relating each kind of sense- object in turn to Nature, describing some of the typical varieties, and affirming its invisibility, except in the case of visual objects, 1 and its power of producing impact.

Adopted from without by Buddhism, it seems to have been jealously guarded from noumenal implications by the orthodox. Dhamasangani, of these last some are simply and solely results 1 of good or bad dhamma, and some are not so, but are dhammasagani of mind and expressions of mind entailing no moral result on the agent.

When we turn to its synonym or quasi- synonym m a n o we find, so far as I can discover, that only activity, or else spring, source or nidus of activity, is the aspect taken. The ideal of the phonograph is to reproduce without the intermediacy of an economical pro- cess.

When a good thought concerning the sensuous universe has arisen, accompanied by disinterestedness, 1 associated with knowledge, and having as its object a sight, a sound, a smell, a taste, a touch, a [mental] state, or what not, then there is contact, etc.