Buddhism, a religion of infinite compassion : selections from Buddhist literature / edited, with an introduction and notes, by Clarence H. Hamilton.

New York : Liberal Arts Press, 1952.

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Other Title Selections from Buddhist literature
Subjects Buddhism -- Sacred books.
Series Library of religion ; v. 1.
Library of liberal arts.
Description xxviii, 189 pages ; 21 cm.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-189).
Contents Part One: Pali Buddhist literature: the life of Buddha -- I. Cosmic rejoicing at the incarnation of Buddha -- II. Memories of youth -- III. The legend of the four signs -- IV. Renunciation and the noble quest -- V. Asceticism tried and found wanting -- VI. Temptation -- VII. The great enlightenment -- VIII. The chain of causation -- IX. Buddha's earliest preaching -- X. The ordination of Yasa -- XI. Ordination by the threefold refuge -- XII. Conversion of the two chief disciples -- XIII. The last days and death of Buddha -- Part Two: Pali Buddhist literature: early teachings -- XIV. The fire discourse -- XV. Our bursting bonds asunder -- XVI. The questions of Malunkya-putta -- XVII. The questions of Vacchagotta -- XVIII. Consciousness a process only -- XIX. The Dhammapada -- XX. The wise do not grieve -- XXI. The true conquest -- Part Three: Sanskrit and Chinese Buddhist literature -- XXII. The Bodhisattva ideal -- XXIII. In praise of the Buddhas -- XXIV. Buddhist proverbs -- XXV. Essence of the wisdom sutra -- XXVI. Conclusion of the diamond sutra -- XXVII. The prodigal son and the seeking father -- XXVIII. Buddha the life-giving rain cloud -- XXIX. The white lotus ode -- XXX. Philosophical idealism -- XXXI. True doctrine should stand the test -- Part Four: Japanese Buddhist literature -- XXXII. Honen's quest for salvation -- XXXIII. Shinran's confession -- XXXIV. Hakuin's song of meditation -- XXXV. Nichiren's vow -- XXXVI. The ideal Buddhist layman -- XXXVII. Philosophy of dialectical criticism -- Part Five: Tibetan Buddhist literature -- XXXVIII. The story of the Bodhisat Visvantara -- XXXIX. Aphorisms from the tree of wisdom -- Appendix: The ceremony of ordination in modern Siam.
Genre Sacred books.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)ocm00337186
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