What is Buddhist Enlightenment? Hardback
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What is Buddhist Enlightenment?
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However, the point of Buddhist practice is that it might eventuate in some form of awakening; in some groundbreaking transformation; in enlightenment. Wright contends that understanding the nature of the enlightenment that one seeks is the most important task of all, and that it can and should be in line with practice. Once practice is underway, he says, there should be an ongoing meditation on the ideal that is being strived for. Wright here offers a wide-ranging exploration of issues that have a bearing on the contemporary meaning of enlightenment. While taking as his point of departure an examination of what enlightenment has been in past Buddhist traditions, his historical considerations are subordinate to the question that our lives press upon us-what kinds of lives should we aspire to live here, now, and into the future?
What is Buddhist Enlightenment? by Dale S. Wright was published by Oxford University Press Inc in November 2016. The ISBN for What is Buddhist Enlightenment? is 9780190622596.
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|Page last updated||17th July 2017|
|Author / Artist||Dale S. Wright|
|Publisher||Oxford University Press Inc (November 2016)|
|Number of Pages||264|