Buddhist Precept & Practice

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Routledge, Nov 12, 2012 - Social Science - 444 pages
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Contents

Aims and Scope of this Book
1
1 Sinhalese BuddhismOrthodox or Syncretistic?
47
2 The Basic Vocabulary of Buddhism
67
3 The Buddha
95
4 A Sketch of the Universe as seen from Mīgala
169
5 Total Responsibility in Theory and Practice
251
6 The Ethics of Intention
285
7 The Monastic Ideal and the Decline of Buddhism
314
8 Caste in the Monastery
343
9 Conclusion
372
Appendix
383
Glossary
395
Bibliography
406
Index
414
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