The Maha-prajapati Bhiksuni Sutra

Autor:
Verfügbarkeit:
Auf Lager.
Artikelnummer:
866210
  • Produktbeschreibung

    The Maha-prajapati Bhiksuni Sutra

    Rightly named for Maha-prajapati, the first bhiksuni (Buddhist nun), this sutra depicts the story of how the Buddha s foster-mother, in her sixties at Kapilavatthu (the Buddha s birthplace), begged the Buddha earnestly and continually to admit her and five hundred other lay women of the Sakya tribe into the monastic order. Viewed from the Buddha-Only Vehicle perspective of The Lotus Sutra, The Maha-prajapati Bhiksuni Sutra reveals the Buddha s compassionate will and vow to help the female practitioners consummate their quest for the ultimate nirvana becoming a Buddha. In addition, He thus fulfilled His filial piety for His foster-mother. Though founded on The Eight Commands That Demand Respect for the Bhiksus (the eight rules prescribed by the Buddha as the precondition for admitting women into the monastic order), this sutra is not based on a secular patriarchic/male-chauvinist discriminatory view of the Sangha regarding women. What distinguishes this sutra from other sutras is that in it the Buddha explicated in great detail the women s delusive 84 sentiments and postures and explained the reasons to reach Arhaship by getting rid of the 84 feminine sentiments and postures.
  • Zusatzinformation

    Autor
    Bindung
    Taschenbuch
    Verlag
    Scholar's Press
    ISBN / EAN
    9783639667905
  • Sie könnten auch an folgenden Produkten interessiert sein

    Art.Nr. 799472

    Piper.05184 Timmerberg.Tiger

    10,30
    Art.Nr. 805513

    Ganteführer-Trier,A.:Kubismus.25 J.T.

    10,00
    Art.Nr. 1090566

    Zach:Morbus Dei: Inferno

    12,95
  • 0 Kundenmeinungen

    Schreiben Sie selbst eine Rezension

    Ihre Meinung interessiert uns – und hilft anderen Kunden bei der Auswahl.