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The six perfections : Buddhism and the cultivation of character

Author: Dale Stuart Wright
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Here is a lucid, accessible, and inspiring guide to the six perfections - a set of Buddhist teachings designed to transform human character through the perfection of generosity, morality, tolerance, energy, meditation, and wisdom. Dale Wright shows how these teachings were understood and practiced in the Buddha's time."--Résumé de l'éditeur.
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dale Stuart Wright
OCLC Number: 652472558
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 23 avril 2010).
Description: 1 online resource (v, 292 p.)
Contents: ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; INTRODUCTION; TRADITIONAL BUDDHIST IMAGES OF THE PERFECTION OF GENEROSITY; CRITICAL ASSESSMENT: A CONTEMPORARY PERFECTION OF GENEROSITY; TRADITIONAL BUDDHIST IMAGES OF THE PERFECTION OF MORALITY; CRITICAL ASSESSMENT: A CONTEMPORARY PERFECTION OF MORALITY; TRADITIONAL BUDDHIST IMAGES OF THE PERFECTION OF TOLERANCE; CRITICAL ASSESSMENT: A CONTEMPORARY PERFECTION OF TOLERANCE; TRADITIONAL BUDDHIST IMAGES OF THE PERFECTION OF ENERGY; CRITICAL ASSESSMENT: A CONTEMPORARY PERFECTION OF ENERGY; TRADITIONAL BUDDHIST IMAGES OF THE PERFECTION OF MEDITATION; CRITICAL ASSESSMENT: A CONTEMPORARY PERFECTION OF MEDITATION; TRADITIONAL BUDDHIST IMAGES OF THE PERFECTION OF WISDOM; CRITICAL ASSESSMENT: A CONTEMPORARY PERFECTION OF WISDOM; CONCLUSION; ENDNOTES; REFERENCES
Responsibility: by Dale S. Wright.

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"Here is a lucid, accessible, and inspiring guide to the six perfections - a set of Buddhist teachings designed to transform human character through the perfection of generosity, morality, tolerance, energy, meditation, and wisdom. Dale Wright shows how these teachings were understood and practiced in the Buddha's time."--Résumé de l'éditeur.

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An insightful, pyschologically astute narrative of Eastern-influenced literary introspection * Katherine Wharton, Times Literary Supplement *

 
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