Ceylon Buddhism (volume 1); Being The Collected Writings Of Daniel John Gogerly by Daniel John GogerlyCeylon Buddhism (volume 1); Being The Collected Writings Of Daniel John Gogerly by Daniel John Gogerly

Ceylon Buddhism (volume 1); Being The Collected Writings Of Daniel John Gogerly

byDaniel John Gogerly

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1908. Excerpt: ... THE LAWS OF THE PRIESTHOOD. I have previously stated that the sacred writings of the Buddhists are divided into three great sections, called the Vinaya, the Sutta, and the Abhidhamma Pitakas. The two latter elucidate the doctrines of Gotama, and the first one contains the laws and regulations for the government of the priests, together with occasional doctrinal discourses. The books on discipline, forming the Vinaya Pitaka, are five; the first and second containing the criminal code, the third and fourth the ecclesiastical and civil code. The fifth is a recapitulation of the whole in a kind of catechetical form. My present object is to give a translation of the precepts contained in the ecclesiastical code, in the order in which they are recorded, together which so much of the text as may be necessary to explain the connection between the precepts. The two books containing the ecclesiastical code are named MarS Vagga and Culla Vagga. The former- one will occupy our attention first. I have already translated the beginning of the MaKa Vagga * The "Laws of the Priesthood" was printed in the Journal of the Ceylon Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society, 1853, '55, '58, '59, but was incomplete at the time of Mr. Gogerly's death, I have not been able to trace the concluding portion among his papers. These articles appear to be an expansion of a series of earlier articles, under the same title, which appeared in "The Friend," 1839-40, which was completed. I have therefore brought the two together and inoluded the translation of the whole Patimokkha as it appears in "The Friend." The Patimokkha alone was reprinted in the Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society, Vol. xix. (old series), with Beal's translation of the Chinese version. and the account is brought up to the time when Gotama converted th...
Title:Ceylon Buddhism (volume 1); Being The Collected Writings Of Daniel John GogerlyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:58 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.12 inPublished:January 3, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217188990

ISBN - 13:9780217188999