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Refuge:an introduction to the Buddha, Dhamma, & Sangha
Author Ṭhānissaro, Bhikkhu (著)=DeGraff, Geofrey (au.)
Edition© Thanissaro Bhikkhu, 1996
Date2012
Pages82
PublisherDhammayut Order
Publisher Url http://www.dhammatalks.org
LocationValley Center, CA, US
Content type書籍=Book
Language英文=English
KeywordIntroduction to Buddhism; Three jewels; Buddha; Dhamma; Sangha
AbstractA short introduction to the basic principles of Buddhism. Included are readings drawn from the earliest Buddhist texts and essays explaining aspects of the Triple Refuge that often provoke questions in those who are new to the Buddha’s teachings.
Table of contentsContents
Preface 5
I. Introduction: Going for Refuge 6
II. Readings 9
BUDDHA 9
The Buddha’s Passing Away 15
DHAMMA 19
Basic Principles 19
Generosity 25
Virtue 27
Heaven 30
Drawbacks 30
Renunciation 32
The Four Noble Truths 33
The First Truth 34
The Second and Third Truths 36
The Fourth Truth 37
Right View 38
Right Mindfulness and Concentration 40
Liberation 44
SANGHA 47
The Rewards of the Contemplative Life 47
Aids to Awakening 49
Ven. Punna on Death 51
III. Essays 53
BUDDHA 53
The Meaning of the Buddha’s Awakening 53
DHAMMA 55
Life Isn’t Just Suffering 55
No-self or Not-self? 58
Nibbana 60
SANGHA 61
The Economy of Gifts 61
A Refuge in Skillful Action 65
BACKGROUND 65
THE PRINCIPLE OF SKILLFUL ACTION 67
THE TEACHING OF RIGHT VIEW 70
THIS/THAT CONDITIONALITY 72
DEPENDENT CO-ARISING 74
THE FOUR NOBLE TRUTHS 76
THE KNOWLEDGE OF UNBINDING 76
FAITH IN THE PRINCIPLE OF KAMMA 77
Glossary 80
Abbreviations 82
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Created date1998.04.28
Modified date2017.04.27



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