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Pain and its ending : the Four Noble Truths in the Theravāda Buddhist canon

Author: Carol S Anderson
Publisher: Richmond, Surrey : Curzon, 1999.
Series: Curzon critical studies in Buddhism.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Demonstrates how the four noble truths are used thorughout the Pali canon as a symbol of Buddha's enlightenment and as a doctrine within a larger network of Buddha's teachings.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Bouddha
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carol S Anderson
ISBN: 0700710655 9780700710652
OCLC Number: 42138028
Description: xi, 255 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Machine derived contents note: Tables vi --
Abbreviations vii --
Preface viii --
Introduction: A Historical Context for the Four Noble Truths 1 --
Chapter 1: Cultivating Religious Experiences: Doctrine and Ditthi 28 --
Chapter 2: Stories and Symbols of the Buddha's Enlightenment 55 --
Chapter 3: Analyzing the Four Noble Truths 85 --
Chapter 4: Abhidhamma Analysis of the Four Noble Truths 108 --
Chapter 5: The Four Noble Truths and the Path 131 --
Chapter 6: Studies of the Four Noble Truths in Europe and the --
United States 168 --
Chapter 7: Symbols, Propositions and Religious Experiences 212 --
Glossary 233 --
Bibliography 236 --
Index 251.
Series Title: Curzon critical studies in Buddhism.
Other Titles: Four Noble Truths in the Theravāda Buddhist canon
Responsibility: Carol S. Anderson.
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