The Foundation Of The Kingdom of Righteousness T. W. Rhys Davids

ISBN:

Published:

Kindle Edition

8 pages


Description

The Foundation Of The Kingdom of Righteousness  by  T. W. Rhys Davids

The Foundation Of The Kingdom of Righteousness by T. W. Rhys Davids
| Kindle Edition | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 8 pages | ISBN: | 7.49 Mb

It would be difficult to estimate too highly the historical value of this Sutta. There can be no reasonable doubt that the very ancient tradition accepted by all Buddhists as to the substance of the discourse is correct, and that we really have inMoreIt would be difficult to estimate too highly the historical value of this Sutta. There can be no reasonable doubt that the very ancient tradition accepted by all Buddhists as to the substance of the discourse is correct, and that we really have in it a summary of the words in which the great Indian thinker and reformer for the first time successfully promulgated his new ideas.

And it presents to us in a few short and pithy sentences the very essence of that remarkable system which has had so profound an influence on the religious history of so large a portion of the human race.The name given to it by the early Buddhists--the setting in motion onwards of the royal chariot-wheel of the supreme dominion of the Dhamma--means, as I have shown elsewhere, not the turning of the wheel of the law, as it has been usually rendered- but the inauguration, or foundation, of the Kingdom of Righteousness.

-T. W. Rhys Davids



Enter the sum





Related Archive Books



Related Books


Comments

Comments for "The Foundation Of The Kingdom of Righteousness":


jankowiak-architech.pl

©2010-2015 | DMCA | Contact us