By Christmas Humphreys
A dictionary and a word list of phrases plus short biographies of eminent Buddhists and students from either East and West.
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Take them permanently. Bhikkhus take Dasa-Sīla, all ten. ) is an invocation of multiple symbolic meaning and ritual uses. Each constituent letter has its own meaning of profound power. It precedes, pronounced as only an initiate knows how, the Tibetan formula Om Mani Padme Hūm. See Govinda, Foundations of Tibetan Mysticism (1960). O. Box 2568-W. A popular dictionary of buddhism 19 Authority (1) There is no ‘authority’ in Bsm. in the sense of one who gives forth doctrine which must be accepted, or who gives authoritative explanation of doctrine.
D. ) See Tibetan Book of the Dead. ) Famous Japanese poet (1643–1694). ) in which he embodied, as few before or since, the spirit of Zen. A popular dictionary of buddhism 23 Beauty Bsm. is the only religion which recognizes a form of deliverance through the appreciation of beauty (Subha). See W. of Bsm. Nos. 51 and 52. In the pure contemplation of great beauty there is no sense of self, and completely to be free of self is a moment of enlightenment. Begging-Bowl Bhikkhus of the Theravāda daily go round the neighbourhood getting their bowls filled with food at the choice of the householders, and this meal they eat according to their Rules before noon.
Sakkāyaditthi. ) Eight Sīlas. ) instead of the normal five. ) take them permanently. Bhikkhus take Dasa-Sīla, all ten. ) is an invocation of multiple symbolic meaning and ritual uses. Each constituent letter has its own meaning of profound power. It precedes, pronounced as only an initiate knows how, the Tibetan formula Om Mani Padme Hūm. See Govinda, Foundations of Tibetan Mysticism (1960). O. Box 2568-W. A popular dictionary of buddhism 19 Authority (1) There is no ‘authority’ in Bsm. in the sense of one who gives forth doctrine which must be accepted, or who gives authoritative explanation of doctrine.