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Buddhism and the contemporary world

International Buddhist Conference (2005- ) (1st 2005 Bombay, India)

Buddhism and the contemporary world

an Ambedkarian perspective

by International Buddhist Conference (2005- ) (1st 2005 Bombay, India)

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Published by Bookwell in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ambedkar, B. R. -- 1891-1956 -- Congresses,
  • Buddhism and social problems -- Congresses,
  • Buddhism and social problems -- India -- Congresses,
  • Buddhism -- India -- History -- 20th century -- Congresses

  • About the Edition

    Contributed articles presented at the First International Buddhist Conference held in Mumbai on 9th and 10th April, 2005.

    Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Bhalchandra Mungekar and Aakash Singh Rathore ; [foreword by S. Jaipal Reddy].
    GenreCongresses.
    ContributionsMungekar, Bhalchandra., Rathore, Aakash Singh., Dr. Ambedkar Institute of Social and Economic Change.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS481.A525 I57 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 218 p. ;
    Number of Pages218
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17882657M
    ISBN 108189640305
    LC Control Number2006542776

    So this second principle of Sila looks after this set of troubles that we would have. That he was a university-educated intellectual steeped in knowledge of Western philosophy and literature allowed him to be particularly successful and persuasive in arguing his case to a Western audience. Have we lost these? Many Buddhist ideas and philosophies overlap with those of other faiths.

    Summary Note: summary text provided by external source. In Sila, or moral conduct or the ethical teachings of the Buddha, we come back to this original doctrine: they are not commandments, they are not prescribed from above, they are not prescribed by the Buddha as commandments to obey. This also means that no more karma is being produced, and rebirth ends. Basically, he says that meditation has made him somewhat less irritable. The clinging and craving produces karmawhich ties us to samsara, the round of death and rebirth.

    The same goes for certain traditions within Buddhism s. He wants to get away from his tensions and battle against boredom. Although greatly altered by the Meiji RestorationJapanese Zen still flourishes as a monastic tradition. Man in his attempt to conquer nature, disease, natural barriers, has performed certain feats of a technological complexity which are quite mind boggling. After six years of searching, Buddhists believe Gautama found enlightenment while meditating under a Bodhi tree. Paul, as to Gotama himself.


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