By John Grimes
It comprises etymological roots and the meanings of phrases basic to epistemology, metaphysics, and functional teachings of the heterodox and orthodox faculties of Indian philosophy. Cross-referncing has been supplied and diverse charts are incorporated that offer information about relationships, different types, and sourcebooks proper to the person faculties. This new and revised 3rd variation provides a complete dictionary of Indian philosophical phrases, delivering the phrases in either devanagari and roman transliteration besides an English translation. It bargains precise meanings of phrases used as technical phrases inside of specific philosophical structures.
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This path releases us from suffering in this very existence and leads to the state of arhat. Therefore, it has great value. Vanrouver, June 1982 -30- The Method of Processing Emotions in the Mahayana: Transforming Them The Mahayana tradition is based on the principle that one is not preoccupied with oneself alone, but considers others more important than oneself. A particular emphasis is placed on love and compassion. In the beginning of any practice, we think that we will engage in the practice to become a11le to free all beings from suffering and establish them all in a definitive state of happiness.
We think only of harming, hitting, or killing. The essence of this anger, far from being dark, has a -44- great clarity. We must look at this essence, and dwell in this clarity without distraction. This is how to transform the emotion of anger into clarity. In our meditation exercise, let us think of a person or a situation provoking our anger. following the movement of this anger, we stay without distraction in the clarity that accompanies it. (meditation) Each time that an anger or aversion movement is produced internally, you can dwell in the clear essence that supports it, without suppressing or following the anger, but by looking steadily into its intensity.
It seems to me that Westerners have their stomachs filled. This is why the use of ways to dissipate conflicting emotions-and particularly desire-seems to me necessary to lead people toward real peace and happiness. ORIGIN OF EMOTIONS We have considered some of the methods from the Mahayana that allow us to transform emotions. In Vajrayana, there are methods of purifying emotions with the result that these emotions become the five wisdoms or the five masculine Buddhas. These methods involve complex visualizations and cannot be taught publicly.