4 edition of meaning of the Lotus sūtra"s course of ease and bliss found in the catalog.
by International Research Institute for Advanced Buddhology, Soka University in Tokyo
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references (p. 305-317).
|Statement||Daniel B. Stevenson and Hiroshi Kanno.|
|Series||Bibliotheca philologica et philosophica buddhica -- v. 9|
|Contributions||Kanno, Hiroshi, 1952-, Huisi, 515-577.|
|LC Classifications||BQ2055.H853 S74 2006|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 317 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||317|
|LC Control Number||2007553219|
The book is full of quotes with minimal commentary, and includes scholarly references, with a glossary and bibliography. This is a useful reference book that can also be used for "do it yourself" study and inspiration. The book has been used and refined from actual study group experience. Senseis Joshin Byrnes and Genzan Quennell relay the stories of Devadatta and the Dragon Girl, two stories which both make the inclusive point that everyone will become a Buddha someday. Devadatta is the story of a disciple who attains Buddhahood even after attempting to assassinate the Buddha. The Dragon Girl is a story of an eight-year-old dragon-girl who attains complete enlightenment as a.
In this book, Atkins introduces us to the Buddhist master Nichiren  and the healing teachings of Shakyamuni Buddha as laid out in the Lotus Sutra. Nam-myoho-renge-kyo is an old mantra that has accumulated a great deal of power from centuries of countless individuals focusing their highest intents while chanting s: tion Sutra: The abbreviated name for the Medi - tation on the Buddha Infinite Life Sutra. The Buddha Infinite Life is also known as the Buddha Amida. This sutra is one of the three basic scriptures of the Pure Land (Nembutsu) school of Buddhism, which reveres Amida Buddha and aspires for rebirth in Amida’s Pure Land of Perfect Bliss.
First appearing in the Kāraṇḍavyūhasūtra (4th-5th cent. CE), where the Buddha calls it “the most beneficial mantra,” the whole phrase literally transaltes as “OM the Jewel in the Lotus HUM.” referring to the totality of sound, existence, and consc. These three sutras are the most important texts for the Chan (Chinese) and Zen (Japanese) Buddhist traditions, though they are very different in character and provenance. The Diamond Sutra (Vajracheddikā Prajña Pārāmitā Sutra in Sanskrit) has the distinction of being 'the earliest complete survival of a dated (11 May ) printed book’.
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Get this from a library. The meaning of the Lotus sūtra's course of ease and bliss: an annotated translation and study of Nanyue Huisi's () Fahua jing. The meaning of the course of ease and bliss in the Lotus Sutra (fahua jing anlexing yi, T 46,) The Vow Established by the Great Dhyana Master Huisi from Southern Peak (Nanyue si da chan shi li shiyuan wen, 南嶽思大禪師立誓願文, T 46, )  [note 5].
The meaning of the Lotus sūtra's course of ease and bliss: an annotated translation and study of Nanyue Huisi's () Fahua jing anlexing yi / Daniel B. Stevenson and Hiroshi Kanno. Format Book Published Tokyo: International Research Institute for Advanced Buddhology, Soka.
Buddhism’s history in America began inwhen Unitarian Elizabeth Palmer Peabody translated a section of the Lotus Sutra into English for the Transcendentalist journal The Dial. Since then there have been a number of complete translations of the Lotus Sutra, but translation is always an ongoing process and new versions often help reveal things obscured by earlier ones.
The samadhi of the Lotus Sutra was taught to Zhiyi by Huisi on Mount Dasu. At that time Zhiyi reached a certain state. But Huisi judged what Zhiyi realized was the preliminary step. Huisi's preliminary step was to preach in accordance with the various living beings based on the Meaning of the Course of Ease and Bliss in the Lotus Sutra.
Saddharmapuṇḍarīka-sūtra (Scripture of the White Lotus of the Marvelous Law) into Chinese in C.E. In translating the Chinese text into English we used the Kasuga Edition of Kumārajīva’s version of the Lotus Sutra as the basic text, rather than the Taishō Edition.
With very few exceptions the readings in these two editions are almost. The Yoga Sūtras of Patañjali are a collection of Sanskrit sutras on the theory and practice of Yoga Sutras were compiled sometime between BCE and CE by the sage Patanjali in India who synthesized and organized knowledge about yoga from much older traditions.
The Yoga Sūtras of Patañjali was the most translated ancient Indian text in the medieval era, having been. In this episode, I complete my line-by-line explanation of the Heart Sutra.I cover what the sutra means when its says “there is no” such-and-such, why it proceeds through such long lists of things that don’t exist the way we conceive of them (and what those lists refer to), and the significance of the mantra presented at the end.
Read/listen to The Heart Sutra Part 1 first. Back of the Book Everyone is searching for happiness, says Osho, but because they are looking in the wrong direction –outside – no one ever really finds it. Real happiness, bliss, can only be found inside.
It can be reached by6 learning the “Knack” of dis-identifying with the mind. This book on the ancient wisdom of the Shiva Sutras explains how to do this. Huisi's Perspective on the Lotus Sutra as Seen Through the Meaning of the Course of Ease and Bliss in the Lotus Sutra: 菅野博史: Journal Vol.
年: The Modern Significance of the Lotus Sutra: 菅野博史: Journal Vol. 年: 法華経の現代的意義（『法華経思想史から学ぶ仏教』所収、大蔵. Preface by Chang-an to The Profound Meaning of the Lotus Sutra.
The Annotations on “The Profound Meaning of the Lotus Sutra.” The mystic principle of the theoretical teaching is that the Buddha discards the provisional teachings and reveals the true teaching, the Lotus Sutra, which allows people of the two vehicles to attain Buddhahood.
But those who are sensible, instructed, thoughtful, clever, and learned, who strive after the highest supreme enlightenment, to them expound its real meaning.
Those who have seen many kotis of Buddhas, planted immeasurably many roots of goodness, and undertaken a strong vow, to them expound its real meaning.
Online ISSN: Print ISSN: ISSN-L: The Meaning of the Lotus Sutra's Course of Ease and Bliss: An Annotated Translation and Study of Nanyue Huisi's () Fahua jing anlexing yi by Daniel B. Stevenson and Hiroshi Kanno | Jan 1, The meaning of the course of ease and bliss in the Lotus Sutra (fahua jing anlexing yi, T 46,) The Vow Established by the Great Dhyana Master Huisi from Southern Peak (Nanyue si da chan shi li shiyuan wen, 南嶽思大禪師立誓願文, T 46, ).
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“Meditation” is a vague term. Even in English it has two opposing meanings: thinking and not-thinking. But unsurprisingly, since the word meditation is derived from Latin, the term can be even more confusing when it comes to Buddhist meditation and its recent offshoot, secular mindfulness.
In the Pali canon, there’s no single word for meditation. It is not important to understand the literal meaning of every word as we recite them.
For a full explanation of the meaning of the passages we recite in gongyo, it is worth reading SGI President Daisaku Ikeda's lectures in the book The Heart of the Lotus Sutra.2 Here, though, are some of the key passages from the ceremony.
The meaning is irrelevant here; significance becomes the relevance. Not that it has no meaning, but basically it has only significance.
And the significance is that the very sound, sat-chit-anand, penetrates the heart, breaking down all the barriers, all the bars and all the defense resounds within your being, creating a subtle harmony, a deep peace, a strange feeling of.Before TM Sidha and Governor training, there was the fabled "Six Month Course" -- briefly described by Lotus founder, Mitch Kapor.
The "Age of Enlightenment Techniques" were "developed" by the Maharishi in the mids. No longer taught, they may have been an attempt to discover how to do traditional dharanas described in Patanjali's sutras.Preface It is a matter of great satisfaction that our Philosophico-Literary Research Department is slowly and steadily continuing the legacy of its founder Swami Kuvalayananda, in exploring the traditional yogic lore by way of unfolding the true import of Sanskrit Yogic Texts in modern languages.
In this regard, in late after having convinced with the profound content of Yoga Karika.