Sarvāstivāda Abhidharma: Translations & Studies

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Sarvāstivāda Abhidharma: Translations & Studies

Postby Jnana » Sat May 12, 2012 1:39 pm

Some translations and studies on Sarvāstivāda teachings and practices. Please add more links to resources.

translated by Charles Willemen.

by Wataru S. Ryose.

translated by José van den Broeck. English translation by Ven. Migme Chodron.

translated by Louis de La Vallée-Poussin. English translation by Leo M. Pruden.

by Marek Mejor.

by David Patt.

translated by Bart Dessein.

translated by Collett Cox.

by Ven. K. L. Dhammajoti. Full text can be ordered .

by Ven. K. L. Dhammajoti. Full text can be ordered .

by Ven. K. L. Dhammajoti. Full text can be ordered .

by Charles Willemen, Bart Dessein, & Collett Cox.

by Collett Cox.

by Liew, Jew Chong.

by Stephen Suen.

by Ven. Syinchen.

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Postby pueraeternus » Sat May 12, 2012 11:54 pm

There is also the comprehensive study notes by Korin on the Abhidharmakosa:

http://abhidharmakosa.wordpress.com/
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Postby dzogchungpa » Sun May 13, 2012 1:41 am

Where is the one for the MMK?
Through Dzogchen we can really understand what God is and we don’t have to worry if there is a God or not. God always exists as our real nature, the base, for everybody. - Chögyal Namkhai Norbu

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Postby Huifeng » Sun May 13, 2012 1:47 am

While the Kosa is popularly used as a Sarvastivada text, be careful, because it was roundly criticized by the Sarvastivadins at the time (esp. Sanghabhadra) as misrepresenting the school.

It's popularity in English language Buddhist studies is partly due to it's role in Tibetan Buddhism, and now the fact that a Sanskrit version exists. The other key Sarvastivada Abhidharma literature mainly only survives in Chinese. This is part of the reason why a number of the above studies are from Chinese scholars, eg. Bhante Dhammajoti and his students at HKU. I see that the material from "Korin" is also perhaps largely based on Bhante's lectures. (He teaches a course in this each year at HKU, alternating topics each year, so he constantly covers new material.)

As far as I know, a Ven. Sangpo at Gampo Abbey has recently, or shall soon, put out a new English translation of the whole text. He's been consulting with Bhante about this for a while.

In the end, the Mahavibhasa is really the text where the Sarvastivada is at. Good luck reading it, you'll need it!

~~ Huifeng

PS: Just noticed a got a thanks in some of "Korin's" material too... Don't know what I did to deserve that, but anyway... :)


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Postby pueraeternus » Sun May 13, 2012 2:43 am

If you believe certain words, you believe their hidden arguments. When you believe something is right or wrong, true of false, you believe the assumptions in the words which express the arguments. Such assumptions are often full of holes, but remain most precious to the convinced.

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Postby pueraeternus » Sun May 13, 2012 2:55 am

If you believe certain words, you believe their hidden arguments. When you believe something is right or wrong, true of false, you believe the assumptions in the words which express the arguments. Such assumptions are often full of holes, but remain most precious to the convinced.

- The Open-Ended Proof from The Panoplia Prophetica

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Postby dzogchungpa » Sun May 13, 2012 4:49 am

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Postby Huifeng » Sun May 13, 2012 10:29 am

Massive dharma-data-dumps disguised as "study notes", the evils of the modern age! :tongue:
I should know, I've made more than a few myself! mwahahaha! (Luckily, I've managed to destroy much of the evidence, hehe.)

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If you believe certain words, you believe their hidden arguments. When you believe something is right or wrong, true of false, you believe the assumptions in the words which express the arguments. Such assumptions are often full of holes, but remain most precious to the convinced.

- The Open-Ended Proof from The Panoplia Prophetica

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If you believe certain words, you believe their hidden arguments. When you believe something is right or wrong, true of false, you believe the assumptions in the words which express the arguments. Such assumptions are often full of holes, but remain most precious to the convinced.

- The Open-Ended Proof from The Panoplia Prophetica


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