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The word and its meaning are inseparable. A word may appear simple, yet it may possess such potency that, though dormant for many centuries, it suddenly shakes off its slumber and changes the course of history. One such word is arhan. People use it, for ages from the dawn of the Vedic period to the advent of the Buddha, for naming a worthy or venerable person. The Sakyan sage used this word as a nucleus around which to weave his gospel that proclaimed to man that he was no longer a helpless victim of an inexorable destiny that tossed him up and down, as it pleased, in endless cycles of births and deaths, and put him on the path of enlightenment which could be his, if he so wished, here and now.

This book, The Early Buddhist Theory of Man Perfected, by Isaline Blew Horner tells in a lucid style how the word came to have its sublime connotation which paved the way for arhanship to become for man a desirable, possible and attainable state in this very existence.

 

CONTENTS

 

Pronunciation

 

9
Abbreviations

 

11
Table of Pali Literature

 

13
  1. Original Sakya and Monastic Buddhism
21
  1. The Arahan Concept in Non-Buddhist Literature
49
  1. The Arahan Concept : Its Non-Buddhist Use in the Pitakas
75
  1. The Arahan Concept in Post-Canonical and Mahayanist Works
96
  1. The Four Ways and the Four Fruits
178
  1. Oghatinna : Flood-crossed : An Aspect of the Arahan
205
  1. Para : Beyond
257
Epilogue

 

313
Index of Names and Subjects

 

319
Index of Pali and Sanskrit Words 326

 

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The Early Buddhist Theory of Man Perfected

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IDC871
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1979
ISBN:
817069082X
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English
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About the Book:

The word and its meaning are inseparable. A word may appear simple, yet it may possess such potency that, though dormant for many centuries, it suddenly shakes off its slumber and changes the course of history. One such word is arhan. People use it, for ages from the dawn of the Vedic period to the advent of the Buddha, for naming a worthy or venerable person. The Sakyan sage used this word as a nucleus around which to weave his gospel that proclaimed to man that he was no longer a helpless victim of an inexorable destiny that tossed him up and down, as it pleased, in endless cycles of births and deaths, and put him on the path of enlightenment which could be his, if he so wished, here and now.

This book, The Early Buddhist Theory of Man Perfected, by Isaline Blew Horner tells in a lucid style how the word came to have its sublime connotation which paved the way for arhanship to become for man a desirable, possible and attainable state in this very existence.

 

CONTENTS

 

Pronunciation

 

9
Abbreviations

 

11
Table of Pali Literature

 

13
  1. Original Sakya and Monastic Buddhism
21
  1. The Arahan Concept in Non-Buddhist Literature
49
  1. The Arahan Concept : Its Non-Buddhist Use in the Pitakas
75
  1. The Arahan Concept in Post-Canonical and Mahayanist Works
96
  1. The Four Ways and the Four Fruits
178
  1. Oghatinna : Flood-crossed : An Aspect of the Arahan
205
  1. Para : Beyond
257
Epilogue

 

313
Index of Names and Subjects

 

319
Index of Pali and Sanskrit Words 326

 

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