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Siksa Samuccaya (A Compendium of Buddhist Doctrine)
Siksa Samuccaya (A Compendium of Buddhist Doctrine)
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About the Book:

This is the first Indian edition of the English translation of Siksasamuccaya - a Mahayana Buddhist treatise edited by Dr. Bendall from a single Nepalese manuscript for the Russian Bibliotheca Buddhica.

The book is a compendium of Buddhist Doctrine preserved in the schools of the Great Vehicle - Mahayana. It presents as its subject matter, the code of righteous conduct for the enlightenment of the aspirant. It embodies instructions for the accumulation of six Perfections, viz. Liberality, Morality, Patience, Manliness, Meditation, and Wisdom.

The book is divided into nineteen chapters. The first eight chapters emphasize the avoidance of Evil and Self-purification. Chapters IX-XV deal with the Perfection of Patience, Strength, Contemplation and Religious Actions. Chapters XVI-XIX read a lesson in the increase of Good Conduct, Holiness, Recollection of three Jewels and the Praise of Worship.

The translation is authentic and authoritative. The Book is interesting and instructive. There is also an alphabetical index of quoted works and a general index.

CONTENTS

CHAPTER

  1. SALUTATION TO ALL BUDDHAS AND BODHISATVAS
  2. THE DUTY OF SELF-PRESERVATION
  3. AVOIDANCE OF EVIL
  4. AVOIDANCE OF EVIL
  5. AVOIDANCE OF EVIL
  6. PRESERVATION OF THE PERSON
  7. CARE OF ENJOYMENTS
  8. PURIFICATION FROM SIN
  9. THE PERFECTION OF PATIENCE
  10. THE PERFECTION OF STRENGTH
  11. PRAISE OF THE FOREST SECLUSION
  12. PREPARATION OF THE THOUGHT
  13. SUBJECTS OF INTENT CONTEMPLATION
  14. SELF-PURIFICATION
  15. PURITY IN ENJOYMENT AND RELIGIOUS ACTION
  16. THE INCREASE OF GOOD CONDUCT
  17. THE CRAISE OF WORSHIP
  18. RECOLLECTION OF THE THREE JEWELS
  19. INCREASE OF HOLINESS

Siksa Samuccaya (A Compendium of Buddhist Doctrine)

Item Code:
IDC298
Cover:
Hardcover
Edition:
1999
ISBN:
8120807324
Size:
8.5" X 5.4"
Pages:
328
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About the Book:

This is the first Indian edition of the English translation of Siksasamuccaya - a Mahayana Buddhist treatise edited by Dr. Bendall from a single Nepalese manuscript for the Russian Bibliotheca Buddhica.

The book is a compendium of Buddhist Doctrine preserved in the schools of the Great Vehicle - Mahayana. It presents as its subject matter, the code of righteous conduct for the enlightenment of the aspirant. It embodies instructions for the accumulation of six Perfections, viz. Liberality, Morality, Patience, Manliness, Meditation, and Wisdom.

The book is divided into nineteen chapters. The first eight chapters emphasize the avoidance of Evil and Self-purification. Chapters IX-XV deal with the Perfection of Patience, Strength, Contemplation and Religious Actions. Chapters XVI-XIX read a lesson in the increase of Good Conduct, Holiness, Recollection of three Jewels and the Praise of Worship.

The translation is authentic and authoritative. The Book is interesting and instructive. There is also an alphabetical index of quoted works and a general index.

CONTENTS

CHAPTER

  1. SALUTATION TO ALL BUDDHAS AND BODHISATVAS
  2. THE DUTY OF SELF-PRESERVATION
  3. AVOIDANCE OF EVIL
  4. AVOIDANCE OF EVIL
  5. AVOIDANCE OF EVIL
  6. PRESERVATION OF THE PERSON
  7. CARE OF ENJOYMENTS
  8. PURIFICATION FROM SIN
  9. THE PERFECTION OF PATIENCE
  10. THE PERFECTION OF STRENGTH
  11. PRAISE OF THE FOREST SECLUSION
  12. PREPARATION OF THE THOUGHT
  13. SUBJECTS OF INTENT CONTEMPLATION
  14. SELF-PURIFICATION
  15. PURITY IN ENJOYMENT AND RELIGIOUS ACTION
  16. THE INCREASE OF GOOD CONDUCT
  17. THE CRAISE OF WORSHIP
  18. RECOLLECTION OF THE THREE JEWELS
  19. INCREASE OF HOLINESS
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