A manual of key Buddhist terms: categorization of Buddhist terminology with commentary
One must have a good working knowledge of Buddhist terminology in order to comprehend Buddhism clearly.
This text, written by an 8th-century Tibetan translattor named Kaba Palsteg, introduces us to a world of scientifiacally-classified Buddhist terminology.
The author provides comprehensive lists with commentaries of the terms through which we gain access to Buddhist philosophy, psychology, cosmology and so forth.
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Publishers Note jiAlfJ vu Introduction
The Five Aggregates
The Eight Objects
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abides actions activities by wisdom antidotes Arya aspiration attachment attained Auxiliary of Perfect becomes bliss Bodhisattva ground Buddha close contemplation commentary cyclic existence decline dependent arising desire realm Dharamsala Dharma discriminating nor non-discriminating eight emancipation empty of inherent equanimity external Fearlessness in Connection feeling five aggregates four concentrations four noble truths harm Hearers hell realms ignorance impermanence infinite consciousness infinite space inherent existence internal body Kaba Paltseg karma key Buddhist terms lack Mahayana means meditative absorption meditative equipoise mental factors neutral nirvana non-virtuous objects of abandonment path of meditation perception of emptiness perception of infinite perception of nothingness Perfect Enlightenment Power of Knowing pride recognition aggregate refers Samye selflessness sense consciousness Sense Power sentient single-pointedness Solitary Realizers Specific Perfect Understanding stream-enterer surpasses the perception sutras take rebirth tantras teachings Tengyur Three Jewels three realms Tibetan Buddhism Total Pervasion transic meditation translation TWELVE LINKS Vairocana Vimalamitra virtuous activities wrong view