(Therīgāthā) [PDF/EBOOK] ´ Charles Hallisey


  • Hardcover
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  • Therīgāthā
  • Charles Hallisey
  • English
  • 05 July 2018
  • 9780674427730

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FREE READ Ù Therīgāthā Charles Hallisey ☆ 0 FREE READ FREE DOWNLOAD Therīgāthā Ems they left behind are arguably among the most ancient examples of women’s writing in the world and they are unmatched for their uality of personal expression and the extraordinary insight they offer into the lives of women in the ancient Indian past and indeed into the liv. Exceptional poetry written by Buddhist nuns the latest poems in this anthology date from the 3rd century BCE making this collection the earliest anthology of women s writing we have Interesting also for the various situations these women faced some familiar to us and others unimaginable to us

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FREE READ Ù Therīgāthā Charles Hallisey ☆ 0 FREE READ FREE DOWNLOAD Therīgāthā The Therīgāthā composed than two millennia ago is an anthology of poems in the Pali language by and about the first Buddhist women These women were therīs the senior ones among ordained Buddhist women and they bore that epithet because of their religious achievements The po. Very interesting poetry from the 6th to the 3rd century BCE written by theris or senior ones among ordained Buddhist women The introduction uotes Dhhammapala 6th C commentator on the work calling them udana or inspired utterances This is a brief note because I m pressed for time hopefully I ll fill in laterThere are many rote phrases and they dominate the shorter poems so the uniueness comes from only a few words in these first works in the collection But as the poems lengthen the original work is ordered by the number of verses in each poem the individual poet s history and attitudes start to dominate Most poems describe how the poet found her way from everyday life to a state that ensures nirvana after death they are sure they know the three things that most don t know the lives lived previously where and why others are reborn and being able to know that one s own moral corruptions have been eliminated They find a variety of graphic ways to depict the body as corrupt and sex not as a joy but condemning the practitioner to an endless cycle of rebirth and suffering They rejoice in having conuered the pull of the senses While this may sound terrible today when you read some of their descriptions of the life of a woman at that period you can understand wanting to find a permanent escapeThe introduction is very good It first entreats the reader to enjoy the poems as poetry not as a primarily historical marker text first known anthology of women s poems Hallisey also provides an overview of Pali the language in which the poems come to us as a formal literary language that may mean the original poems were written in the nun s own vernacular languages and adapted over the centuries into this literary form He also places the poems in the context of south Asian metrics There are extensive notes which utilize ancient commentaries on the Therigatha Let me not even find something that pleases the sensesno place of safety exists among themthey are enemies butchersthe sufferings they bring do what large fires doGreed is dangerous fearfuldestructive it has thornsit is so very wrong harmful tooit makes one stupidThe urges that come from the senses are troublethey are frightening like a snake s headyet ordinary people always blind ever foolsare still delighted by themMany people in the world are really foolsBecause of the mud of what pleases the sensesthey have no idea where the bounds of birth and death are

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FREE READ Ù Therīgāthā Charles Hallisey ☆ 0 FREE READ FREE DOWNLOAD Therīgāthā Es of women as suchThis new version of the Therīgāthā based on a careful reassessment of the major editions of the work and printed in the Roman script common for modern editions of Pali texts offers the most powerful and the most readable translation ever achieved in Englis. So metal


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    Charles Hallisey ☆ 0 FREE READ CHARACTERS æ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ☆ Charles Hallisey FREE DOWNLOAD Therīgāthā The Therigatha is an anthology of poems composed by the first Buddhist women who were called theris owing to their seniority and their religious achievements The book is a collection of some of the very first poems composed in India and definitely some of the first poems composed by women in IndiaThe poems in this anthology are arranged according to verses ranging from one to forty The one and two verse poems are uite simple However from th

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    (Therīgāthā) [PDF/EBOOK] ´ Charles Hallisey A really fascinating anthology of poetry mostly attributed to women who received teaching from the Buddha written in the Pali language with facing English translation This is the first book I have ever purchased from the Murty Classical Library of India a series from Harvard University Press that expands the model originally made popular wi

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