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Noble & True: Essays on the Buddhist Path
Author Ṭhānissaro, Bhikkhu (著)=DeGraff, Geofrey (au.)
PublisherMetta Forest Monastery
Publisher Url
LocationValley Center, CA, US
Content type書籍=Book
AbstractThe sixth collection of essays. Includes: Danger Is Normal, What’s Noble about the Noble Truths?, Truths with Consequences, We Are Not One, Under Your Skin, Silence Isn’t Mandatory, The Not-self Strategy, and The Buddha’s Last Word.
Table of contentsTable of Contents
Titlepage 2
Copyright 3
Acknowledgements 4
Danger is Normal 5
What’s Noble about the Noble Truths? 9
Truths with Consequences 13
We Are Not One 27
Under Your Skin 34
Silence Isn’t Mandatory 41
Background: the Nine Attainments 42
Silence in the Formless Attainments 47
Buddhaghosa’s Interpretations 52
More Arguments for Silence in the First Jhāna 56
Purity of Concentration 62
The Right Use of Concentration 66
The Not-self Strategy 68
1. The Purpose & Range of the Teachings 69
2. The Metaphysical Assumptions of the Four Noble Truths 70
3. The Buddha’s Teaching Strategy 71
4. Two Fetters of Views 78
5. “Self” & “Not-self” as Skillful Strategies 82
6. The Strategic Use of the Knowledge, “All phenomena are not-self” 84
7. The Abandoning of All Strategies 89
The Buddha’s Last Word 95
Glossary 99
Abbreviations 102
Created date2017.04.25
Modified date2017.04.25

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