glossary of Himalayan Buddhism

by Jagadish Chandra Regmi

Publisher: Nirala Publications in Jaipur, India

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Terminology of Nepali Buddhism.

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StatementJagadish Chandra Regmi ; illustrated by Uday Shankar.
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LC ClassificationsBQ133 .R44 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 202 p. :
Number of Pages202
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Open LibraryOL1252487M
ISBN 108185693285
LC Control Number94902192

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A Glossary of Himalayan Buddhism Volume 28 of Nirala history series Volume 28 of Nirala series Volume 28 of Nirala series: Buddhism: Author: Jagadīśacandra Regmī: Edition: illustrated: Publisher: Nirala Publications, Original from: the University of Virginia: Digitized: Jul 9, ISBN:Length: pages.

Glossary: Index Page Glossary of Himalayan Buddhism book a Buddhist text of the 4th-5th century composed by the scholar Vasubandhu. Detailed explanations of Buddhist cosmology serve as the basis for the painting subjects Wheel of Life, Mount Meru Offering (mandala) and the Rebirth Game.

Abhisheka: Initiation, a ritual involving a teacher and one or more can last a few minutes or up to several days. Pali Glossary Of Technical Terms Books This glossary, compiled by the erudite British scholar­monk Bhikkhu Nal).amoli, includes renderings for technical terms from the Pali Canon and selected commentaries, as well as words and meanings not included in the PTS Pali-English Dictionary.

With textual references. In Mahayana Buddhism, the bodhisattva practices the six paramitas, or transcendent perfections.

These are a path to enlightenment, the fruition of the bodhisattva way, and a means to benefit sentient beings. They are generosity, discipline, patience, exertion, meditation, and wisdom. Overview What Are the Six Transcendent Perfections. This book takes into account the competing discourses of preservation and revival of Buddhism in the trans-Himalayan sector.

It not only deals with the cultural ethos that Buddhism represents in this region but also the diverse Buddhist traditions that are strongly entrenched despite colonial intervention.

About the Book This study is the first of its kind which presents an up-to-date history of Buddhism of the entire Himalayan region of India and its Neighbours.

Its first part covers Himalayan India, com prising as many as nine states or parts thereof, from Ladakh in the north-west to Arunachal Pradesh in the north-east. And the second part covers Bhutan, Chittagong Hill Tracts (Bangladesh.

Glossary This glossary contains an alphabetical list of Buddhist terms that you may find on this website. Many of the terms now include phoneticized Sanskrit (Skt) as well as two forms of Tibetan—the phonetic version (Tib), which is a guide to pronunciation.

C Carving: (stone and wood). Chaitya (Sanskrit): a Buddhist funerary mound made of stone, a metal or clay reliquary, and a ritual object symbolically representing the mind of complete enlightenment.

Chart: technical paintings, drawings and blockprints dealing with the subjects of protection, astrology and medicine. China: Chorten (Tibetan): a Buddhist funerary mound made of stone, a metal or.

Buddhism is one of the world's oldest religions. Founded by Siddhartha Gautama, later known as the Buddha, circa the 5th century BCE, Buddhism outlines a path of personal spiritual enrichment through meditation and insight.

Following in the Buddha's footsteps, Buddhists seek to reach nirvana, or enlightenment, a state of transcendence free from suffering, desire and the cycle of death and rebirth.

Some Buddhist terms and concepts lack direct translations into English that cover the breadth of the original term. Below are given a number of important Buddhist terms, short definitions, and the languages in which they appear. In this list, an attempt has been made to organize terms by their original form and give translations and synonyms in other languages along with the definition.

They are the oldest collection of Buddhist teachings, written around the 3rd century BCE. triratna Symbol representing the Triple Gem or Three Jewels of Buddhism vajra (Sanskrit; Tibetan rdo-rje, "diamond" or "thunderbolt). Double-headed ritual instrument in Tibetan Buddhism.

This book takes into account the competing discourses of preservation and revival of Buddhism in the trans-Himalayan sector. It not only deals with the cultural ethos that Buddhism represents in this region but also the diverse Buddhist traditions that are strongly entrenched despite colonial intervention.

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Registered charity Buddhism and its simpler ethics while the intellectuals are fas-cinated by the deeper teachings and mental culture. A casual visitor to a Buddhist country, who enters a Bud-dhist temple for the first time, might get the wrong impression that Buddhism is confined to rites and ceremonies and is a su.

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Brahmins: Priests, the top class, of the ancient Indian social system. Buddha Nature: Potential for Buddhahood in every person. Buddhist: One who finds refuge in the Buddha, the Dharma, and the Sangha. Preface This book is a slightly revised version of the thesis entitled 'History of Bhutan based on Buddhism' submitted to the Magadh University, Bodhgaya, India for Doctorate in Philosophy.

As a matter of fact, I started the work on this thesis in January availing the opportunity of some leisure and only completed it in The work continued on a slow and steady basis for 15 long years. UW Mailbox Seattle, WA Fax: () Email: [email protected] Publisher for the University of Washington Member of the Association of University Presses.

The present Seeker’s Glossary of Buddhism is devoted to this inner pilgrimage, as it attempts to make the treasures of Maitreya’s Tower accessible to the greatest number.

Thus, over the last several years, the editors have canvassed some 30 Buddhist dictionaries and encyclopedias and over books on Buddhism, published.

Himalayan Buddhism have located much of the material used in this book upon the map of contemporary scholarly concern. Finally, I would like to thank Tenzin Norbu for painting the image of Or-gyan Chokyi that appears on the cover of this book, as well as.

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Vajrayāna (वज्रयान), Mantrayāna, Tantrayāna, Tantric Buddhism and Esoteric Buddhism are terms referring to the various Buddhist traditions of Tantra and "Secret Mantra ", which developed in medieval India and spread to Tibet, Bhutan, and East Asia. ‎"Glossary Of Buddhist Terminology is an easy to use Book with comprehensive list of Buddhist terminologies.

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