(i) The Dhammasangani contains detailed enumeration of all phenomena. Dhammasangani is the title given to the first book of the Abhidhamma Pitaka. Google is proud to partner with libraries to digitize public domain materials and make them widely accessible. Public domain books belong to the public and we . The English edition of the Pali text, prepared for the Pali Text Society by Professor . No one acquainted with those books, and with the Dhamma- Sangani, will.

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The faculty of ideation manindriya mfor instance, 4 while expressly declared to be an equivalent vevacanam of cittam, and, like it, to be that which attends or cognizes vijanati ,is also called a measuring the mental object — declared above to be c i 1 1 a m. The Maha Paccari, or Great Baft, said to be so called from its having been composed on a raft somewhere in Ceylon.

Cakkhum arammanam sampaticcha- yamanam eva rupamhi patihanhati nama. The meaning of this expression is illustrated by its use on p.

Cft Havelock Ellis in Contemporary Review 9 vol. The nobler mastery learned Where inward vision over impulse reigns. Click the link below to access the original Dhammasangani files in Pali language, the language spoken by Buddha. For whatever the far-reaching term d h a m in o may in our manual have precisely signified to the early Buddhists, it invariably elicits, throughout Book I.

Provided As it is; Not Proof Read. Well, vitakko is a stronger reasoning. This is indicated formally by the initial adverb t a 1 1 h a — what here in this 1 Asl. Thrown back upon himself, he developed dhammasajgani, the study of consciousness.

The similes in Mil. Besides this I owe him a debt eenglish gratitude indefinitely great for advice and criticism generally. The Group of Triplets t i k a m I have thought it sufficient to name only these excluded factors. Contact, thinking, discursive thought, joy, etc. The Remaining Seven Artifices which may also be developed in sixteenfold combination atthakasinam solasakkhattukam.

There is no such analysis of sensation — full, sober, positive, so far as it goes — put forward in any Indian book of an equally early date. Rejecting the assumption of a psyche and of its higher manifestations or nofis, they were content to resolve the consciousness of the Ethical Man, as they found it, into a complex continuum of subjective phenomena.


In these processes there was an earlier and a subsequent stage called — at least in the later books — u pa car a and appana respectively. The complexities, the distractions, the burdens, the dogging sorrow, the haunting fear of its approaching tread, inevitable for life lived in participation of all that the human organism naturally calls for, and human society puts forward as desirable — all this he judged too heavy to be borne, not, indeed, dhammasanngani lay followers, but by those who should devote themselves to the higher life.

Full text of “Dhammasangani”

The subjective source of hiri is fourfold, viz. I will now only maintain that it is even more suggestive to have at hand the best tradition of the Buddhist schools at the fulness of their maturity for the understanding of a work like the Dhamma-Sangani than for the study of the Dialogues.

Taken in isolation, there is insufficient material here to establish this alternative state of mind as a dominant feature in Buddhist psychology. And the advance in moral evolution which was attempted by Buddhist philosophy, coming as it did in an age of metaphysical dogmatism and withal of scepticism, brought with it the felt need of looking deeper into those data of mental procedure on which dogmatic speculation and ethical convictions were alike founded.

Aka so is really ok a so, room, or opportunity, for life and movement. The theory of action and reaction between the five special 1 senses and their several objects is given in pages and of dhammadangani translation. What is the pa tisaranam of mano — of recollection sati — of emancipation — of Nirvana? Still less am I persuaded that Unterscheidungen is a virtually equivalent term.

The logical form of Universal in term and in proposition is as much a token of our weakness in realizing the Particular as of our strength in constructing what is at best an abstract and hypothetical whole.


But they would certainly teach something respecting such points as pre- Aristotelian logical methods, and the procedure followed in one or more schools for rendering students conversant with the concepts in psychology, ethics and metaphysic accepted or debated by the culture of the age. The last is selected as the vhammasangani motive of the catechiz- ing here wnglish to.

Now no one, even slightly conversant with the history of philosophy, can have failed to note the connexion there has ever been set up between the concept of substratum and phenomena on the one hand, and that of the One and the Many on the other.


The name Suttantika may mean that they are pairs of terms met with in the Dialogues, or 1 Book I. Good, for him, is good with respect to karma — that is, to pleasurable effect or eudcemonia. The Group of the Floods ogha – goechakam Hence the whole manual is shown to be, as it professes to be, a compendium, or, more literally, a co-enumeration of dhamma. If a man have hiri, he is, as said the Buddha, his own best master.

In an introduction of mere notes I will offer only a few general considerations. There is scarcely an answer in any of these Dhammasangan but may perhaps be judged to suffer in precision and lucidity from lack of it.

Eliminated for some reason from the Underived, when the Dhamma- sangani was compiled, it was logically necessary to include it under Derived Bupam. Nevertheless, to a great extent, the difference between bad types of thought and good is described in terms of the contradictories, of the factors in the one kind and in the other.

Further than this, further than the vague avacara- geography gathered already from other sources, the Manual does not bring us, nor the Commentary either.