Dhammasangani- Please note: PTS members must order directly from the PTS. The first volume English translation: Buddhist Psychological Ethics. More Info. The English edition of the Pali text, prepared for the Pali Text Society by Professor . Hall of Exhortation, and there made a translation of the Dhamma- Sangani. The Dhammasangani is part of the Language English. A Buddhist variously translated as ideas, phenomena, states, patterns etc. There.

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The whole working out of his theory is an attempt to translate in terms of a detailed and consecutive physiological process the primitive, naive view of cognition.


Namely, that it is, in the first place, a manual or text-book, and not a treatise or disquisition, elaborated and xhammasangani attractive and edifying after the manner of most of the Sutta Pitaka. Further than this, further than the vague avacara- geography gathered already from other sources, the Manual does not bring us, nor the Commentary either.

The Group on Grasping upadana-gocchakam Readers whose sympathies are not confined to the shores of the Mediterranean and iEgean seas will feel a stir of interest, similar in kind if fainter in degree, on becoming more closely acquainted with the Buddhist text -book entitled Dhamma-Sangani.

The persistence of these incorporeal states, their sub- sistence, going on, their being kept going on, their progress, continuance, preservation, life, life as faculty 1 — this is the faculty of vitality that there then is.

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Even in the case of Jhana, where it is dealing with more active modes of regulated attention, involving a maximum of constructive thought with a minimum of receptive sense, the agent, as conscious subjectis kept in the background. The development of a science and art of logic in India, as we know it, was later translatin time ; and though Buddhist thinkers helped in that development, it coincided precisely with the decline of Buddhistic non- 8ubstantialism, with the renascence of Pantheistic thought.


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Two instances, at least, occur to me in the Nikayas, 2 where the talk was cut short, in the one case by Gotama himself, in the other by the woman- apostle Dhammadinna, when the interlocutor brought up Nirvana for discussion of this sort.

It is not quite clear why senses and sense-objects trznslation be followed by three indriyas — by three only and just these three.

The method of treatment or procedure termed Abhi- dhamma for Abhidhamma is treatment rather than matter is, according to the Matika, held to end at the end of the chapter entitled Pitthi-dukam or Supplementary Set of Pairs.

The last three give those three factors of the Eight- fold Path unrepresented in the analysis of the thought Asl. It is a link, both held and holding. The Group of the Hindrances nl varan a- goechakam The Group of the Floods ogha-gocchaka.

In the indriyas of sex, however, and the phenomena of nutrition, the rupa – skandha, in both the self and other egnlish, is certainly catalogued under two aspects as general and as impressive as that of sense.

But in Touch, hammer smites through wool, getting at the bare anvil.

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The Three Qualities 1 indicated the ideal efficiency for moral ends to which the rupa-skandha, or any form serving such an end, should be brought. The first part deals with states of mind, listing and defining factors present in them. The subjective source of hiri is fourfold, viz.

The Group of the Bonds yoga -goechakam The appropriateness of it all is said to be discussed in the Cariya-niddesa of the Yisuddhi Magga Asl.

Hence the whole manual is shown to be, as it professes to be, a compendium, or, more literally, a co-enumeration of dhamma. Nor is it easy to deduce any explanation from the nature or the treatment of them. And the memory, no longer borne along by the interest of 1 Asl. When, that he may attain to the heavens of Form, he separately dwelt upon. There, on the one hand, we have a philosophy manifestly looking deeper into the mental constitution than any other in the East, and giving especial heed to just those mental activities — attention and feeling, conation and choice — which seem most to imply a subject, or subjective unity who attends, feels, wills and chooses.


Adopted from without by Buddhism, it seems to have been jealously guarded from noumenal implications by the orthodox. And just as a man of vigorous digestion bolts a spoonful of rice, so the aspirant after sublime truth swiftly and easily transcends the initial act of external perception when the object is insignificant, and brings forth the desiderated concept appana.

And this conception he now proceeds by a sort of psychical involution to raise to a higher power, realizing it more fully, deepening its import, expanding its application.

In ethical problems we are on a basis of psychology, depending for our material largely upon the psychology of conation or will, 2 with its co-efficients of feeling and intelligence. A phenomenon, or series of phenomena, is, on being held up for investigation, immediately and unhesitatingly looked upon under one of two aspects: On the ruins dhammasangami the animistic view, Buddhism had to reconstruct a new personality, wholly phenomenal, impermanent, law- determined, yet none the less able, and alone able, by indomitable faith and will, to work out a personal salva- tion, a personal perfection.

Other metaphorical attributes are its impingeing upon, circum-impingeing upon paryahanamthe object, and, again, bringing it near.