Gems Of Buddhism
This book is the invaluable treasure of Buddhism, which has covered not only the different aspects of Buddhism and its preaching but also tried to show the ray of hope in bringing the reality over uncertainty and doubtful comments related to Buddhism. This book starts with the chapters entitled Relation between Reason and Authority and the Partityasamutpada-Hrdaya-Karika-Vyakhyana of Nagarjuna which are full of key features of Buddhism and concludes with chapter Sanskrit Boddha Vangmaya which is full of valuable impact and comments of yesteryears famous scholars of Buddhism on Sanskrit. Finally this has covered so many precious topics which are full of precise concepts, characterization and description that will not only be beneficial for the scholars but also for students.
PROF BHIKSHU SATYAPALA
Prof Bhikshu Satyapala is the head in the Department of Buddhist Studies, University of Delhi. He received his Ph.D. degree from university of Delhi. M.A. from Magadh University and Palyacariya from Kamleswar Singh Darbhanga Sanskrit Viswavidyalaya. He has been awarded with Gold Medal For securing outstanding position in the examination of M.A. (Pali) as well as in Vinaya-Sutta-Abhidhamma-Vasarada Upadhi. His research interest include Theravada Abhidhamma Philosophy. Theravada Buddhist Psychology, Pali (Language and Literature) etc. He has authored 15 books aong them Terlakatahagatha, Buddher Bhasa, Buddher Divyadristhi O Ahjivaka Upak Kaccayanamysaso, Khudrakapatha, Pali, Sahitya Chandra-Katha, Nirvana:Manava Jivaner Laksya, Buddher Darshane Dukkha Darshan are most popular books as well as he is editor of Seventeen Volumes of the reputed journals of Ã¢â‚¬Å“Buddhist StudiesÃ¢â‚¬Â of the Department of Buddhist Studies and he himself is contributing articles in various journals and books. He is also working as the coordinator of DSA and ASIHSS (UGC) programme.
Preface v Glorious History of the Department ix 1. Relation Between Reason and Authority 1 2. The Partiyasamutpada-hardaya-karika-vyakhana of Nagarjuna 7 3. Buddhist and Nyaya Methods of Vyaptigraha 19 4 The Philosophical Positions of Dignaga and Sankara 23 5. Path to Secure Happiness 29 6. The Relizaton of Sunyata as an Interminate Midetation 31 7. Buddhist Epistemology: The Number of Pramanas 35 8. A Note of Tibetan Buddhist Ichnography 39 9. Interpretation of Buddhist Terminology at the Background of Chinese Traditional Thoughts 43 10. A Note of Unisa-Sitatapatra Pryatyamgria…Dharani 51 11. The Problem of Leadership in Early Buddhism 57 12. Avadanas of the Political Role of the Traders 65 13. Sanskrit Vyakaran ko Boudh Baiyakaran ki den 71 14 ‘Sirighan’ – Sadh-Veemnsa 77 15. Simhanada-tara: An Iconographic Study 79 16. A study for Non-soul Doctrine 81 17. Chinese Buddhist Sects 85 18. A Study of the Lung-men Cave Inscription 91 19. Reason and Authority in Buddhism as a Philosophy 97 20. Shamanism and Buddhism 101 21. Meaning, Orgin and the Development of the Avadamas 105 22. A Study of the Origins of Buddhist Monastic Education 111 23. Sanghrakkhit or unka Subodhhalnakar 117 24 Book Reviews 125 25. A Brief Survey of Buddhism in Japan 131 26. nagarjuna’s Message for the Ignorant 137 27. Studies in Buddhism – A Brief Review 141 28. harsa: A Saiva or a Buddhist? 145 29. The Treatment of the Self (Atman) in Madhyamika Philosophy 149 30. Acharya Nagarjuna and his Suhrllekha 157 31. The Chinese Pilgrims on the Indian Buddhist Monastic Education 163 32. An Appraisal of “The Negative Dialectics: A Study of the Negative Dialecticism in Indian Philosophy by Dhirendra Sharma 173 33. Buddha Jayanti Smarika (1976) (In Hindi) 179 34 Bhikshu Jagdish Kashyap 181 35. Life and Teaching of Mahavira 183 36. Reflection on Aesthetics from a Buddhist Point of View 187 37. Buddhist View of Omniscience: Religious, Philosophical, Scientific, or..? 197 38. History of Buddhism in Mangolia-A Preliminary Survey 203 39. The Material Milieu of the Dasabhumika-sutra 211 40. Book Reviews 215 41. pali Literature_ A Critique 217 42. Contribution of South-east Asia to Pali Literature 221 43. A Survey of the Studies on Buddhist Sects 225 44 The Origin and Development of the Buddhist Philosophical Schools 231 45. The Grottoes of mai-chi Mountain (translation from Original Chinese) 235 46. Time in Nyaya-vaisesika and Vaibhasika-sautrantika 243 47. Vigyanwad aavam vaigyanik chintan 255 48. Sanskrit mai Boudh Vangmai 261