Compassion and Emptiness in Early Buddhist Meditation

Compassion and Emptiness in Early Buddhist Meditation
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Publisher : Windhorse Publications
Total Pages : 232
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ISBN-10 : 9781909314627
ISBN-13 : 1909314625
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Download or read book Compassion and Emptiness in Early Buddhist Meditation written by Analayo and published by Windhorse Publications. This book was released on 2015-07-27 with total page 232 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Analayo investigates the meditative practices of compassion and emptiness by examining and interpreting material from the early Buddhist discourses. Similar to his previous study of satipaa'-a'-hana, he brings a new dimension to our understanding by comparing Pali texts with versions that have survived in Chinese, Sanskrit and Tibetan. The result is a wide-ranging exploration of what these practices meant in early Buddhism.


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