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By Bhikkhu Bodhi

ISBN-10: 1938754204

ISBN-13: 9781938754203

This contemporary translation of the Abhidhammattha Sangaha (Manual of Abhidhamma) deals an creation to Buddhism's basic philosophical psychology. initially written within the eleventh or twelfth century, the Sangaha has served because the key to knowledge held within the Abhidhamma. Concisely surveyed are Abhidhamma's imperative topics, together with states of awareness and psychological components, the services and procedures of the brain, the cloth international, established coming up, and the equipment and levels of meditation. This offers an actual translation of the Sangaha along the unique Pali textual content. a close, explanatory consultant with greater than forty charts and tables lead readers in the course of the complexities of Adhidhamma.

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