Dhammasangani- Please note: PTS members must order directly from the PTS. The first volume English translation: Buddhist Psychological Ethics. More Info. The English edition of the Pali text, prepared for the Pali Text Society by Professor . Hall of Exhortation, and there made a translation of the Dhamma- Sangani. The Dhammasangani is part of the Language English. A Buddhist variously translated as ideas, phenomena, states, patterns etc. There.

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Gotama tells of another in the Kevaddha Sutta D. There are, however, two interesting references to it, apart from the general narrative, in the Maha Vansa, which show, at least, that the Dhamma-Sangani was dhammaswngani no means laid on the shelf among later Buddhists. Thus the 1 P. And this uplifting is said the commentator emphasizes of ceto, and not of an individual entity, nor of a living soul na sattassa na jivassa.

What on that occasion is the skandha of per- ception? The name Suttantika may mean that they are pairs of terms met with in the Dialogues, or 1 Book I. Now these — or whatever other incorporeal, causally in- duced states 1 there are on that occasion — these dammasangani states that are good. Even a superficial inspection enylish the Manual should yield great promise to anyone interested in the history of psychology. The steadfastness of thought is likened to the steadiness of a lamp-flame in a windless place.

There is scarcely an answer in any of these Niddesas but may perhaps be judged to suffer in precision and lucidity from lack of translatiln.


It is described as trust in the Buddha and his system. The doctrine of karma, inherited and adopted dhammasangwni earlier and contemporary thought, never made the Buddhist fatalistic. To mark is to perceive. He seems to have wished, as modern psychologists have done, to account for the two modes of conscious effort: And the memory, helped by the interrogative stimulus, was yet further assisted by the trnaslation form of both question and answer, as well as by the generic uniformity in the matter of the questions.


Taken in conjunction with the general mental attitude and intellectual culture involved in Buddhist ethical doctrine and continually in- culcated in the canonical books, and emphasized as it is by later writings, the position gains in significance. If the induction is to be by way of yellow, fat or skin may be taken ; if red, flesh, blood, or the tongue, or the palms of the hands or feet, etc.

Warren in particular has described the difficulties, first of deter- mining what the word, in this or that connexion, was intended to convey, and then of discovering any word or words adequate to serve as equivalent to it.

The stenographers ideal is to compress re- corded matter into the fewest symbols by which he can reproduce faithfully. No one acquainted with those books, and with the Dhamma- Sangani, will hesitate in placing the latter, in point of time, after the Nikayas.

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Here it must suffice to quote two. On the Method and Argument of the Manual p. The Maha Atthakatha, pp. Illustra- tive texts are then given of each meaning, those referring to the last being the beginning of the answer in our Manual 1 Cf.

And the memory, no longer borne along by the interest of 1 Asl. They are mere approximations. The Commentary does not assist us to any 1 See below, p.

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Petakopadesaconcentration opposes sensual desire; joy opposes malice; conception, or the onset of intellect, opposes stolidity and torpor ; ease opposes excite- ment and hdammasangani ; discursive thought opposes perplexity or doubt Asl. According to the Vibhanga, they reveal the deter- mined resolves of the individual student puggaladhit- thana.


This on that occasion is the fivefold Path. Category of Form under a Ninefold Aspect Ch. Buddhaghosa, who did not know the true etymology of this term, is ready as ever with a guess: The Dhamma-Sangani never quits its severely dry and formal style to descant on the characteristics and methods of that progress to the Ideal, every step in which is else- where said to be loftier and enlgish than the last, with a wealth of eulogy besides that might be quoted.

There seems to be a breadth and trsnslation of implication about c i 1 1 a m fairly parallel to the popular vagueness of the English term. He recognised the tremendous vis a tergo expressed in our doggerel: Is it too much to hope that, when such a work is put forth, the greater labour of a wider and juster initiative will have been undertaken, and the develop- ment of early psychological thought in the East have been assigned its due place in this branch of historical research?

Muller, and published fifteen years ago, has so far failed to elicit any critical discussion among Pali scholars. The attabhavo, or personality, minus all mental and moral characteristics, is rupam. Thought engaged upon the Higher Ideal lokuttaram citta.

Here ends the Second Portion for Recitation. I do not pretend that the four following pairs of words fit those in the text exactly. In the Dhammasangani this consciousness is excluded from all the stations.

According to the latter, the identity between the two enlgish, faith and faith-faculty, is brought out. If so, in what shape did the dhammasangxni get there? Buddhaghosa, indeed, seems to substitute the warning against its abuse for the reason why it had come to be used.