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Conference Paper: Buddhagosa’s understanding of meditative praxis: with special reference to the ‘Seven Stages of Purification’ (satta-visuddhi)

TitleBuddhagosa’s understanding of meditative praxis: with special reference to the ‘Seven Stages of Purification’ (satta-visuddhi)
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Issue Date2013
PublisherCentre of Buddhist Studies, The University of Hong Kong.
Citation
The 2013 International Conference on Buddhist Meditative Praxis: Traditional Teachings and Modern Application, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 24-25 August 2013. In Abstracts Book, 2013, p. 9 How to Cite?
AbstractIt is well known that the Visuddhimagga of Buddhaghosa is an exposition of the ‘Seven Stages of Purification’ (satta-visuddhi). The mystery of adopting this spiritual path by Buddhaghosa has not yet been resolved, as the only two instances of exposition concerning this method of treading the path leading to the final liberation, nibbāna are found in the Pāli Canon: one is the Rathavinīta-sutta (M I 145-151) where these seven purifications are described as successive stages leading to the final goal with each stage constituting the basis for the next stage – this is compared to …
DescriptionCentre of Buddhist Studies of The University of Hong Kong 10th Anniversary International Conference
Persistent Identifierhttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/209600

 

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dc.contributor.authorEndo, T-
dc.date.accessioned2015-05-06T06:03:41Z-
dc.date.available2015-05-06T06:03:41Z-
dc.date.issued2013-
dc.identifier.citationThe 2013 International Conference on Buddhist Meditative Praxis: Traditional Teachings and Modern Application, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 24-25 August 2013. In Abstracts Book, 2013, p. 9-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/209600-
dc.descriptionCentre of Buddhist Studies of The University of Hong Kong 10th Anniversary International Conference-
dc.description.abstractIt is well known that the Visuddhimagga of Buddhaghosa is an exposition of the ‘Seven Stages of Purification’ (satta-visuddhi). The mystery of adopting this spiritual path by Buddhaghosa has not yet been resolved, as the only two instances of exposition concerning this method of treading the path leading to the final liberation, nibbāna are found in the Pāli Canon: one is the Rathavinīta-sutta (M I 145-151) where these seven purifications are described as successive stages leading to the final goal with each stage constituting the basis for the next stage – this is compared to …-
dc.languageeng-
dc.publisherCentre of Buddhist Studies, The University of Hong Kong.-
dc.relation.ispartofInternational Conference on Buddhist Meditative Praxis-
dc.rightsCreative Commons: Attribution 3.0 Hong Kong License-
dc.titleBuddhagosa’s understanding of meditative praxis: with special reference to the ‘Seven Stages of Purification’ (satta-visuddhi)-
dc.typeConference_Paper-
dc.identifier.emailEndo, T: tendo@hku.hk-
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dc.publisher.placeHong Kong-

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