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Mahayana Buddhist Meditation

Minoru Kiyota

Mahayana Buddhist Meditation

Theory and Practice

by Minoru Kiyota

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Published by Univ of Hawaii Pr .
Written in English

  • Mahayana Buddhism,
  • Meditation,
  • Doctrines

  • The Physical Object
    Number of Pages327
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8161006M
    ISBN 100824805569
    ISBN 109780824805562

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Buddhist theories of existents: the systems of two truths / Elvin W. Jones --Śamathavipaśyanāyuganaddha: the two leading principles of Buddhist meditation / Geshe Sopa --"What remains" in Śūnyatā: a Yogācāra interpretation of emptiness / Gadjin M. Nagao --The meditational therapy of the Madhyāntavibhāgabhāṣya / Stefan Anacker.

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The New Kadampa Tradition – International Kadampa Buddhist Union is an international association of Mahayana Buddhist study and meditation centres that follow the Kadampa Buddhist tradition founded by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso (a direct descendent of Je Tsongkapa and Buddha Shakyamuni).

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Emptiness is as important in the Theravada tradition as it is in the Mahayana. From the earliest times, Theravada Buddhism has viewed emptiness as one of the important doors to liberation. Two key Theravada sutras are devoted to emptiness: the Greater Discourse on Emptiness and the Lesser Discourse on Emptiness.

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4 More information on the bodhisattva path within Theravada Buddhism can be found in Walpola Rahula’s article “The Bodhisattva Ideal in Theravada and Mahayana” in his book Zen and the Taming of the Bull: Towards the Definition of Buddhist Thought.

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