By Bhikkhu Bodhi
This contemporary translation of the Abhidhammattha Sangaha (Manual of Abhidhamma) bargains an creation to Buddhism's primary philosophical psychology. initially written within the eleventh or twelfth century, the Sangaha has served because the key to knowledge held within the Abhidhamma. Concisely surveyed are Abhidhamma's primary issues, together with states of realization and psychological elements, the services and procedures of the brain, the cloth international, established coming up, and the tools and levels of meditation. This provides an actual translation of the Sangaha along the unique Pali textual content. a close, explanatory advisor with greater than forty charts and tables lead readers during the complexities of Adhidhamma.
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In inviting SaQavasika from Sravasti and entreated him to overpower the two yaksa-s. He [SaQavasika] came to the *Gurva hi1I 9 and took shelter in the cave in which these two yak~a-s were residing. At 5. mnan-yod. 6. V & S Napa. S-ed Napa. P-ed Nava. 7. V & S 'their hands were chopped off'. This translation is because S-ed has lag-pa-bcad-pa, instead of which P-ed has chad-pas-bcad-pa (punishment). 8. V tr 'take revenge on'. 9. A corruption of Gurupada, which was the other name of Kukkutapada-see Watters ii.
The Tibetans follow this view. 20 The third chapter containing the account of the period of king Sudhanu. 20. See Supplementary Note 1 (on the patriarchs). Upagupta crossed the *Gariga and proceeded to the north. He reached Videha,l a country on the western side of *Tirahuti. lgha-s all around. Javasa], the number of those who attained arhat-hood became one thousand. After this, he went to the great mountain *Gandhara3 and led many people to [the realisation of] truth by preaching the Doctrine.
Akavasa. spu-chen-po. gtoit-ba-chen-po. dga'-ba-can. Obermiller (Bu-ston ii. 109) reconstructs the name as Nandin. chos-kyi-tshoit-dpon, lit. 'the pious merchant'. Both V & S Dharmasre~~ha. In Tg. (mDo lxxviii. 5 and xc. ha are interchangeably mentioned. rtsibs-can. Obermiller (Bu-ston ii. 108) takes rtsibs as parSva. V & s ParSvika~ rta-sbas. 14 Taranatha The great bhaUliraka-s82 wereUttara,83 Kasyapa,84 Mahisasaka (? Bahusasaka),85 Dharmagupta,86 Snvar~aka,87 Vatsiputra,88 Tamrasa ta, 89 Vahusrnta,90 Dharmottara,91 Avantaka,92 Sanjaya,93 82 ..
A Comprehensive Manual of Abhidhamma: The Abhidhammattha Sangaha by Bhikkhu Bodhi