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The Buddha Smiles: Humor in the Pali Canon
Author Ṭhānissaro, Bhikkhu =DeGraff, Geofrey
PublisherMetta Forest Monastery
Publisher Url
LocationValley Center, CA, US
Content type書籍=Book
AbstractAn anyalysis of the style and function of humor in the Pali Canon along with translated passages from the Canon.
Table of contentsTable of Contents
Titlepage 2
Copyright 3
Introduction 4
1. Devas, Brahmās, & other non-human beings. 9
2. Sensuality 11
3. Palace life 13
4. Viewpoints opposed to the Dhamma 14
5. Human foibles 16
6. Psychic powers 17
7. The advantages of Dhamma practice 18
8. Dhamma strategies 18
9. Stories that make the Buddha smile 20
1 : Devas, Brahmās, & Other Non-human Beings 21
2 : Sensuality 33
3 : Palace Life 42
4 : Opposing Viewpoints 58
5 : Human Foibles 100
6 : Psychic Powers 122
7 : Advantages of Dhamma Practice 131
8 : Dhamma Strategies 145
9 : The Buddha Smiles 151
Glossary 155
Abbreviations 158
Created date2017.04.25
Modified date2017.05.10

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