Author:Bh. Thich Minh Thanh

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The Mind in Early Buddhism

By: Bh. Thich Minh Thanh

Price: $9.75

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 2008

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 001663

ISBN: 8121510198

Condition: New


This book is an attempt to comprehend the Buddhist concept of mind (citta in Pali) when sectarianism was not exertive yet in the Pali literature. This book is based for its materials on the Tipitaka whose dating and stratification-especially the Suttapitaka which is most substantial of the Buddhist canonical literature and best able to serve a sense of purity-are examined in view that the earlier a particular text is, the more authentic it should be. The mind in question is worked upon as a technical term and a concept. Its lexical meanings in general and applied ones in the Buddhist canonical... View more info