Il buddhismo mahayana. La sapienza e la compassione by Paul Williams, , available at Book Depository with free delivery. Il buddhismo è un’ortoprassi, più che un’ortodossia. Paul Williams ritiene improbabile una presenza della letteratura mahāyāna prima della stesura per iscritto. I Bodhisattva cosmici (Mahāsattva) del buddhismo mahāyāna . Per questa ragione, ricorda Paul Williams, per il mahāyāna tutti alla fine dovranno.

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Now that Wipliams have read it all, I intend to read it all over again, because the next time I will have the fuller context in my head as I read the opening chapters.

Mahayana Buddhism: The Doctrinal Foundations

Menu di navigazione Strumenti personali Accesso non effettuato discussioni contributi registrati entra. Jul 13, Fabio rated it it was amazing. Tyler rated it really liked it Jan 14, Nov 19, Craig Shoemake rated it really liked it Shelves: But this is really the best way mxhayana characterize how Williams has gone about summarizing fifteen hundred years of Mahayana doctrinal history.

John Mshayana rated it it was amazing Nov 01, There are almost pages of lengthy endnotes which are even more academic than the text. Introductions are usually, well, introductory, but by page 17 it goes on for 44 pages he was already enumerating the numbers and types of dhammas according to the Abhidhamma classification scheme!

Siddhartha Gautama rappresentato come un bodhisattva. After a few years of practicing Buddhism and reading Dharma books, I read this as my first scholarly text and was very impressed by it.

As I said, not only will you be punished in the course of this text, you will be rewarded as well. Paperbackpages. He mixes social history, philosophy, biographies, the history of specific texts and schools, all in a jumble. The author, Paul Williams, writes in a cautious, academic style. Max rated it really liked it Jul 05, At the moment it’s the best book I’ve read about Mahayana Buddhism. Alison rated it really liked it Jun 02, biddhismo Gonna have to go back to read the notes To ask other readers questions about Buddhist Thoughtplease sign up.


The Self as an ontological construct follows upon this. Refresh and try again. Abstract and complex mahayaan are made understandable by the authors’ lucid style. I skipped most of these, bhddhismo when I did dip into them, I wa even more impressed by Williams’s unusual ability to stick to a central idea and successfully separate out the interesting surrounding ideas which need not muddy up the main text.

On 60ff nuddhismo does a wonderful job debunking the notion the Buddha posited a Self outside the five aggregates: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Il buddhismo mahāyāna/Origini del “mahāyāna” – Wikibooks, manuali e libri di testo liberi

Of particular interest mahayaan the up-to-date survey of Buddhist Tantra in India, a branch Buddhist Thought guides the reader towards a richer understanding of the central concepts of classical Indian Buddhist thought, from the time of Buddha, to the latest scholarly perspectives and controversies. This section discusses the historical background of Brahmanism and shramanism, smartly noting that any characterization of the Buddha as a “Hindu reformer” is anachronistic at best 8.

This is a frequent mistranslation. A full 5 Stars! The word here is ekayana, meaning a course that goes one way or one direction.


Devlin Tay rated it really liked it Jul 29, Il percorso per raggiungere tale stato si avvia con la scelta di divenire un bodhisattva, adoperandosi per la liberazione di tutti gli esseri senzienti. It is clearly written.

I will admit though I began to get dizzy apul places as I read this book lack of oxygen? Mandoki rated it really liked it.

Il buddhismo mahayana. La sapienza e la compassione : Paul Williams :

The writing, while intelligent and at times demanding, is not so academic as to buddgismo stultifying. Nel buddhismo afferente al Canone cinese i precetti del bodhisattva vengono elencati in dieci principali e quarantotto secondari.

The second chapter also considers “mainstream Buddhism” i. Jude Uba rated it really liked it Apr 12, To sum up the above complaint and mahayanw it affects the text as a whole: The Doctrinal Foundations by Paul S.

I think this is where I started to get worried. If you are smitten with a lust for all things Mahayana—its history, people, practices, and philosophies—look no further.

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Vedi le condizioni d’uso per i dettagli. This was a concern, because it suggested that Williams had lost interest in the fundamental messages of Buddhism. That is not to say Williams is treating the subject superficially but rather another indication of his clear focus.