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Buddist Manual of Psychological Ethics, A


Title: Buddist Manual of Psychological Ethics, A

Author: Davids, Caroline A. F. Rhys

Description: This volume is a translation, from the original Pali into English, of ‘Dhamma-Sangani,’ the first book of the seven books of ‘Abhidhamma-Pitaka.’ The book is divided into three main sections: The Genesis of Thoughts, Form, and the division entitled ‘Elimination.’ In her introductory essay, the author discusses with great erudition the relevant portions regarding the historical traditions, the commentaries on the subject, and Buddhist psychological ethics. She also discusses fundamental concepts such as those relating to the mind, theory of intellection, and Buddhist notions of good, bad, and indeterminate. A glossary of Pali words and a general Index enhance the of the book.

Publisher: Munshiram Manoharlal Publisher

Edition: 2nd ed., Date: 1996, 393 pp., HB

Item Code: 9.78812E+12