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Further Dialogues Of The Buddha: 2 Volumes

Further Dialogues Of The Buddha: 2 Volumes
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Item Code: IDF712
Author: Translated By: LORD CHALMERS
Publisher: Sri Satguru Publications
Language: English
Edition: 1988
ISBN: 8170301394
Pages: 722
Cover: Hardcover
Other Details: 8.8" X 5.9"
From the Jacket:

Among the fundamental; Books of Early Buddhism the Majjima Nikaya is next in importance to the Digha Nikaya translated as Dialogues of Buddha.

The present reprint is the earliest translation of the Majjima Nikaya.

Lord chalmers translators of the Majjima Nikaya after editing this published by the Pali text society, London began work on translation of this text. He also studies Buddha ghosa's commentary for his work, which is evident from brief footnotes in the Book and presented before us in English 152 discourse of the Buddha. These discourses cover a wide range of subjects including the important biographical material on Gautam, the Buddha the Founder of Buddhism.

Lord Chalmer's in his introduction discusses the importance attached to asceticism in ancient India. He also briefly explains some fundamental tanets of Buddhism. This work also contains important notes and references on Buddhist terms & concepts.

CONTENTS

VOLUME I

Introduction xv
I. Mula-Pariyaya Vagga
1 How states of consciousness originate 1
2 Coping with Cankers 4
3 Unworldly goods 9
4 Of braving fears 12
5 Of blemishes 18
6 Of yearnings 23
7 Of fulling 26
8 Of expunging 29
9 Right ideas 33
10 Of mindfulness 41
II. SIHANADA VAGGA
11 The short challenge 42
12 The Long challenge 45
13 The longer story of III 59
14 The brief story of III 66
15 Reflection 69
16 The heart's fallows and bondages 71
17 Ubi bene 74
18 Honeyed lore 75
19 On counter-irritants 79
20 The governance of thoughts 82
III.VAGGA
21 The parable of the saw 85
22 The venomous snake 90
23 The smouldering ant-hill 100
24 On relays 103
25 Gins and snares 108
26 The noble quest 113
27 The short trail 125
28 The long trail 133
29 Timber: or Discoveries 138
30 More about Timber 143
IV. MAHA-YAMAKA VAGGA
31 In gosinga Wood 148
32 The shining light 153
33 Pastoral duties 157
34 Pastors, good and bad 159
35 Saccaka's onslaught 162
36 Saccaka again 170
37 Deliverance from cravings 180
38 Consciousness a process only 183
39 The ideal recluse 191
40 The recluse's regimen 199
V. CULA-YAMAKA VAGGA
41 Our weird 202
42 Our weird 207
43 The long miscellany 207
44 The short miscellany 213
45 On living up to profession-I 219
46 On living up to profession-II 222
47 Study of the Truth-finder 227
48 Amity and its root 230
49 Brahma's appeal 234
50 The rebuke to Mara 239
B.MAJJHIMA-PANNASA
I. GAHAPATI VAGGA
51 Against asceticism 246
52 The portals of Nirvana 251
53 How to become an adept 254
54 True retirement 259
55 Lawful and unlawful meats 264
56 A Jain's conversion 267
57 On emulationg dogs 278
58 Of choosing one's words 282
59 Pleasant and unpleasant 286
60 The sound doctrine 289
II. BHIKKHU VAGGA
61 Against lying 297
62 Breathing exercises 300
63 Of the irrelevant 304
64 Of brusting bonds asunder 308
65 Of obedience 311
66 The parable of the quail 318
67 Of land sharks 324
68 The stimulus of example 329
69 Of rusticity 332
70 Implicit obedience 334
III. PARIBBAJAKA VAGGA
71 The true three-fold lore 339
72 Of fuel 341
73 The meed of service 345
74 Consistency in outlook 351
75 Of keeping watch and ward 353
76 Of false guides 362
VOLUME II
77 The key to pupis esteem 1
78 The sukling 12
79 So called perfection 16
80 More so-called perfection 21
IV. RAJA VAGGA
81 The potter's devotion 23
82 Of renouncing the world 28
83 Of maintaining great traditions 39
84 Brahmin claims 43
85 Aptness to learn 46
86 The bandit's conversion 50
87 Nullius rei affectus 56
88 On demeanour 59
89 Monuments of the Doctrine 62
90 Omniscience and omnipotence 66
V. BRAHMANA VAGGA
91 The superman 70
92 The real superman 78
93 Brahmin pretensions 84
94 Against torturing 89
95 Brahmin pretensions 93
96 Birth incidious bar 100
97 The world's claims 103
98 The real Brahmin 108
99 Real union with Brahma 113
100 Yes, there are gods 120
C. UPARI-PANNASA
I. DEVADAHA VAGGA
101 Jain fatuities 123
102 Watting schools 131
103 Odium theologicum 136
104 Unity and concord 139
105 Leechcraft 145
106 Real permanence 151
107 Step by step 154
108 Gotama's successor 159
109 The personality craze 164
110 Bad men and good 167
II. ANUPADA VAGGA
111 The complete course 170
112 The sixfold scrutiny 173
113 Attitudes, good and bad 177
114 What does it lead to 180
115 Diverse approaches 188
116 A nominal list 192
117 Right views rank first 194
118 On breathing exercises 199
119 Meditation on the body 205
120 Plastic forces 211
III. SUNNATA VAGGA
121 True solitude-I 214
122 True solitude-II 217
123 Wonders of the nativity 222
124 A saint's record 226
125 Discipline 229
126 Right outlook essential 236
127 As they have sown 239
128 Strife and blemishes 244
129 Wisdom and folly 248
130 Heaven's warning messengers 255
IV. VIBHANGA VAGGA
131 True saint-I 261
132 True saint-II 263
133 True saint-III 263
134 True saint-IV 267
135 Our heritage from our past-I 268
136 Our heritage from our past-II 272
137 Senses and objects of sense 278
138 A summary expanded 283
139 Calm 286
140 The six elements expounded 290
141 The synopsis of truth 296
142 Analysis of almsgiving 299
V. SALAYATANA VAGGA
143 Anathapindika's end 302
144 Channa's suicide 305
145 Counsel to Punna 307
146 Nandaka's homily to almswomen 309
147 The transitory 313
148 The six sixes 315
149 Domains of sense 319
150 Criticism of Wanderers 320
151 Perils of the daily round 323
152 Culture of faculties 324
Index 328


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