5 edition of A Dictionary of Chinese Buddhist Terms found in the catalog.
by South Asia Books
Written in English
|Contributions||Lewis Hodous (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||510|
( header words) [Simplified Chinese] (This dictionary is the most extensive special purpose ancient Chinese dictionary in terms of the number of words defined. However, general purpose dictionaries like the Hanyu Dacidian, Cihai, and Ciyuan may contain a larger overall ancient Chinese lexicon, together with modern words.). In Buddhism affliction (or, as it may be understood from Chinese, the afflicters, distressers, troublers) means passions and illusions; and consequently fan-nao in Buddhist phraseology has acquired this technical connotation of the passions and illusions. Many terms of a similar character are noted in the body of this by:
mentioned in Buddhist literature, such as Yoga and Wu-wei. Many terms are substantially different in form when they appear in translation, and often very different in meaning. For example, the Sanskrit Dhyāna has a different meaning in its Pali form of Jhāna, and the Japanese reading of the Chinese ideographs produces an utterly different Size: 2MB. This dictionary serves as a resource to the interpretation of Chinese culture, as well as an important reference for the comparative study of Sanskrit and Pali author provides a key for the students which to unlock a closed door which does serve to reveal the riches of the great Buddhist thesaurus in China.
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Acknowledgments. The work of A Dictionary of Chinese Buddhist Terms book A Dictionary of Chinese Buddhist Terms was made possible by a research grant from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science.
The scanning and OCR work was done in its entirety by Yasuko Suzuki. Suzuki also did almost all of the editing and correction of Chinese characters contained in the text. Contents of this online book (+ / -) The full text of the A Dictionary Of Chinese Buddhist Terms in English is available here and publically accesible (free to read online).
Of course, I would always recommend buying the book so you get the latest edition. You can see all this book’s content by visiting the pages in the below index:Released on: This dictionary features broad-ranging entries on the history and doctrines of the major Buddhist schools, information on the spread of Buddhism in Asia and the West, and coverage of issues of contemporary concern such as human rights, abortion, euthanasia, ‘engaged Buddhism’, and the role of women in Buddhist : Damien Keown.
This invaluable interpretive tool, first published inis now available for the first time in a paperback edition specially aimed at students of Chinese who have endeavoured to read Chinese texts apart from the apprehension of a Sanskrit background have generally made a fallacious interpretation, for the Buddhist canon is basically translation, or.
Digital Dictionary of Buddhism. 電子佛教辭典. Established July, Updated monthly. DDB Entry Total (/4/30): 74, In this book he offers authentic and lucid explanations of Pali Buddhist terms, with cross-references in English and source references as well.
Amidst the welter of modern works on Buddhism, and translations differing one from the other, this book will help in identifying the doctrinal terms and in correcting misleading by: This dictionary is worth having for anyone who is serious about the study of Chinese Buddhism (most of these terms also apply to sects of Japanese and Korean Buddhism as well).
However, there is a free digitized version floating around the internet which is /5(2). Chinese-language dictionary of Buddhist terms, compiled and hosted by Foguang shan in southern Taiwan.
Freely available. French-English Dictionary. A comprehensive bilingual dictionary and collection of language learning tools. (Chinese: 緣起) The Buddhist concept that all phenomena arise due to causes and conditions.
The central principle that phenomena do not come into existence independently but only as a result of causes and conditions; thus, no phenomena possesses an independent self-nature.
The most comprehensive dictionary of Buddhism ever produced in English More than 5, entries totaling over a million words The first dictionary to cover terms from all of the canonical Buddhist languages and traditions--Sanskrit, Pali, Tibetan, Chinese, Japanese, and Korean Detailed entries on the most important terms, concepts, texts.
Definitions of common distinctive Buddhist terms. by Luke Wayne 3/28/16 Return to the Buddhism Page. Aggregates - Ever changing physical and mental forces or energies which at any given moment combine to make up what we call "persons" or "objects." Buddhism teaches that what we falsely assume to be a single person that endures over time is, in fact, nothing more than an.
About the Book: Here is an outstanding work for which two eminent scholars of Chinese Buddhism separated by miles of ocean collaborated for complete ten years, during which 'the manuscript crossed the Atlantic four times'. The authors' aim has been to provide a key for the student with which to unlock a closed door and which does serve to reveal the riches of the.
This invaluable interpretive tool, first published inis now available for the first time in a paperback edition specially aimed at students of Chinese who have endeavoured to read Chinese texts apart from the apprehension of a Sanskrit background have generally made a fallacious interpretation, for the Buddhist canon is basically translation.
Chinese Buddhist terms come from Dictionary of Chinese Buddhist Terms by William Edward Soothill and Lewis Hodous.
This is commonly referred to as "Soothill's'". It was first published in (and is now off copyright so we can use it here).
This site is owned and managed by New Kadampa Tradition - International Kadampa Buddhist Union (NKT-IKBU), an international association of Mahayana Buddhist study and meditation centers that follow the Kadampa Buddhist tradition founded by.
At the peak of his career, former CEO and Editor-in-chief of Esquire magazine, Phillip Moffitt, traded in his worldly aspirations to explore the inner life.
He subsequently founded the Life Balance Institute and now teaches vipassana meditation with an emphasis on living the dharma in daily life. Phillip is a co-guiding teacher at Spirit Rock Meditation Center and the author of. years, the editors have canvassed some 30 Buddhist dictionaries and encyclopedias and over books on Buddhism, published in different languages, extracting what they believe are key terms and concepts useful to the average student of Buddhism.
Although the whole range of Buddhist thought is covered, special empha. This invaluable interpretive tool, first published inis now available for the first time in a paperback edition specially aimed at students of Chinese Buddhism. Those who have endeavoured to read Chinese texts apart from the apprehension of a Sanskrit background have generally made a fallacious interpretation, for the Buddhist canon is basically translation, or 3/5(1).
Hand-book of Chinese Buddhism, being a Sanskrit-Chinese dictionary with vocabularies of Buddhist terms in Pali, Singhalese, Siamese, Burmese, Tibetan, Mongolian and Japanese Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This : In Buddhism affliction (or, as it may be understood from Chinese, the afflicters, distressers, troublers) means passions and illusions; and consequently fan-nao in Buddhist phraseology has acquired this technical connotation of the passions and illusions.
Many terms of a similar character are noted in the body of this work. Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://t0ms8tx0c Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi .Some Buddhist terms and concepts lack direct translations into English that cover the breadth of the original term. Below are given a number of important Buddhist terms, short definitions, and the languages in which they appear.
In this list, an attempt has been made to organize terms by their original form and give translations and synonyms in other languages along with the definition.The first dictionary to cover terms from all of the canonical Buddhist languages and traditions—Sanskrit, Pali, Tibetan, Chinese, Japanese, and Korean Detailed entries on the most important terms, concepts, texts, authors, deities, schools, monasteries, and geographical sites in the history of Buddhism.