By Michael Zimmermann

ISBN-10: 3895005452

ISBN-13: 9783895005459

This quantity stories the proof that, at specific moments of their background and in definite features in their doctrines, the traditions of Buddhism, like different spiritual traditions, have actively or passively promoted - and should proceed to advertise - violent modes of habit or structural violence. The articles during this quantity conceal a extensive spectrum of the Buddhist international in time period of areas and sessions. They take care of facets of violence beginning in India ahead of the typical period and varying to the aid of jap militarism by means of Buddhist leaders a ways into the twentieth century.

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He thereupon attains a spiritual breakthrough, namely, a vision of the Four discarded outright. The fact that Gangika was praised for the way in which he acted, however, renders Filliozat's hypothesis rather improbable. 64 See Jakob S. Speyer, Die indische Theosophie: aus den Quellen dargestellt (Leipzig: Haessel, 1914),275-7. Speyer also points out that this belief can be detected in some of the stories in which the Bodhisattva commits suicide for altruistic reasons. As an example, he mentions the story of King Padmaka, which is also contained in the Avad6nasataka; see Avs I, 168-72 (No.

Newer publications include Benn, "Where Text Meets Flesh," 295-322; Ku Cheng-mei, "A Ritual of Mahayana Vinaya: Self-Sacrifice," in Buddhist Thought and Ritual, ed. David J. Kalupahana (New York: Paragon House, 1991), 159-71. Finally, John Kieschnick, The Eminent Monk: Buddhist Ideals in Medieval Chinese Hagiography, Studies in East Asian Buddhism 10 (Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 1997), deserves special mention, because Kieschnick focuses his attention on the sources themselves that contain, among other things, the reports of suicide and tries to determine the intention behind their compilation and their Sitz im Leben.

It seems that we DN II 332, 4-5. Mil 44, 33-4. 23 Ibid. , Theragatha, 2nd edition with appendices by K. R. Norman and Ludwig Alsdorf (London: Pali Text Society, 1966), v. 1003; K. R. , Elders' Verses I: Theragatha (London: Pali Text Society, 1969). 21 22 33 Martin Delhey cannot do so, since in the old sutras ncit less than three cases of disciples of the Buddha who enter nirval}-a after committing suicide are reported. 24 This being the case, it has to be considered whether these monks attained salvation in spite of, because of, or quite independently of their suicide.

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