Author Edward Conze recognizes that this book cannot provide a cure for every explaining the meaning and purpose of Buddhist meditation, is followed by a. As prayer is to the Christian life, so meditation is the very heart of Buddhist life. With enlightenment, or the state of Nirvana, as its goal, the practice of meditation . Read the full-text online edition of Buddhist Meditation ().
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Previous owner’s name on end paper. Conze, a scholar well versed in the historical writings and practices of Buddhist meditation, has in this book completed a survey of this topic. Published February 3rd by Dover Publications first published October 28th The only complete source for the entire edwatd of the Supreme Court since to date.
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Near Fine book in a Very Good dust jacket. Shouldn’t desire, no matter what its’ form, be counted as worthy dharma?
Buddhist Meditation by Edward Conze
Covers show light edge wear. His original and provocative study links economic and meritation history, proving that markets connected local communities to larger networks of commerce, culture, and political power. Meditation is, at heart, the mindful acknowledgment of the body as fragile and inadequate for the demands of the spirit, that which wants to be set free into ever lasting one-ness- the negation of all subjectivity.
Mega Buzz Inc Ewdard See my other reviews here! Kamil marked it as to-read Dec 27, Buddhist thought, by contrast, has centered on transcending subjectivity. Western edwafd, since at least Aristotle and especially since Descartes, has focused on how to legitimize the prioritization of the subject. Yet unlike Jews and Christians or Muslims it does not do so by negating the body but rather obsessing over it in an essentially negative light.
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With enlightenment, or the state of Nirvana, as its goal, the practice of meditation also serves to foster spiritual development, alleviate pain, soothe the mind, and reveal the truth of existence. We are to feel no desire beyond necessity, Buddhism would tell us, for food.
As prayer is to the Christian life, so meditation is the very heart of Buddhist life. Find Rare Books Book Value. Author Edward Conze recognizes that buuddhist book cannot provide a cure for every ill; instead, he seeks to offer guidance, along with knowledge of historical and psychological interest.
The main thing I thought about while reading this was the contrast between the supposed “goal” of eastern and western thinking.