• The Buddha's Last Bequest, a Translation from the Chinese Tipitaka (The Wheel Publication No. 112) (ebook)

The Buddha's Last Bequest, a Translation from the Chinese Tipitaka (The Wheel Publication No. 112)

The Discourse of the teaching bequeathed by the Buddha (just before his Parinibbana)

Translated into Chinese by the Indian Acarya Kumarajiva sometime prior to the year 956 Buddhist Era.


Table of Contents 

The Buddha’s Last Bequest

Introduction

The Discourse of the Teaching Bequeathed by the Buddha (just before His Parinibbāna ) 

I. Occasion [1] 11 

II On the Cultivation of Virtue in this World 12 

1. Exhortation on Keeping the Precepts 12 

2. Exhortation on the Control of Mind and Body 14 

3. Exhortation on the Moderate Use of Food 15 

4. Exhortation on Sleeping 16 

5. Exhortation on Refraining from Anger and Ill-will 17 

6. Exhortation on Refraining from Arrogance and Contempt 

7. Exhortation on Flattery 18 

III. On the Advantages for Great Men Gone Forth to Homelessness 

1. The Virtue of Few Wishes 19 

2. The Virtue of Contentment. 20 

3. The Virtue of Seclusion 20 

4. The virtue of energetic striving 21 

5. The Virtue of Attentiveness 21 

6. The Virtue of ’Collectedness’ (samādhi) 22 

7. The Virtue of Wisdom 22 

8. The Virtue of Restraint from Idle Talk 23 

IV. Self Exertion 23 

V. On Clearing Up All Doubts 24 

Notes


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Number Of Pages 37
Author(s)
Publisher Buddhist Publication Society
Publish Year Earliest:1967, 2008 (online edition)
Publish Place Kandy, Sri Lanka
Language

English


The Buddha's Last Bequest, a Translation from the Chinese Tipitaka (The Wheel Publication No. 112) (ebook)

  • Language: English
  • Classification: 0220 Sutta Pitaka & Commentaries
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