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Re: Abhidhamma Resources

Post by ancientbuddhism » Tue Dec 20, 2011 4:50 pm

Theravada Emptiness: The Abhidhammic theory of Ajaan Sujin Boriharnwanaket– Matthew Kosuta (2007)
Ajaan Sujin, a prominent Thai lay teacher of Theravada Buddhism, interprets abhidhammic theory in a manner that, in my view, approaches the teachings of Emptiness as presented in the Prajñā-paramitā-sūtras and in the Madhyamaka-kārikā. This paper presents an overview of Ajaan Sujin’s teachings and compares them with Emptiness as expressed in the Diamond Sūtra, the Heart Sūtra, and the Madhyamaka-kārikā, as well as from a few well-known secondary sources. Core distinctions between the two theories do remain, primarily that for Ajaan Sujin dhammas do have characteristics and nibbāna is distinct from samsāra; thus I have termed Ajaan Sujin’s teachings ‘Theravada Emptiness’. While it may seem that these distinctions are too great to overcome in bridging the gap between abhidhammic theory and Emptiness, a direct comparison between the wording of certain sections and the overall correspondence of vocabulary, practice, and other conceptions, serves to narrow the divide created by these distinctions.
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Re: Abhidhamma Resources

Post by purple planet » Sat Dec 29, 2012 1:13 pm

Hi all

is there somewhere online i can read the Abhidhamma in english - the same way i read the suttas on access on insight website ? i mean is there the original text - because the links you give if i understand are books about it but not the text itself - right ?
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Post by Cittasanto » Sat Dec 29, 2012 4:12 pm

purple planet wrote:Hi all

is there somewhere online i can read the Abhidhamma in english - the same way i read the suttas on access on insight website ? i mean is there the original text - because the links you give if i understand are books about it but not the text itself - right ?
Not that I am aware of.
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Re: Abhidhamma Resources

Post by purple planet » Sat Dec 29, 2012 6:24 pm

maybe in the last link - and i couldnt find it - it makes sense if its the entire pitaka ?
Pali Text Society, almost the entire Pitaka translated in English
why is it its hard to find the abhidhamma in english ?
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Post by SarathW » Mon Dec 31, 2012 12:44 am

try:
Narada:
http://www.buddhanet.net/pdf_file/abhidhamma.pdf" onclick="window.open(this.href);

Bodhi:

file:///C:/Users/Sarath/Downloads/Comprehensive%20Manual%20of%20Abhidhamma%20(3).pdf
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Post by Rasko » Thu May 16, 2013 7:24 am

mud wrote:A full course on Abhidhammattha Sangaha by Sayadaw U Silananda


http://abhidhammattha.blogspot.com
This course is also on archive.org, two large zip-files contain all audio files. The book used is Comprehensive Manual of Abhidhamma, ed. Bhikkhu Bodhi.
http://archive.org/details/Comprehensiv ... USilananda

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Re: Abhidhamma Resources

Post by Rasko » Thu May 16, 2013 7:40 am

ME6206 - Special topics in Buddhist studies I: Theravada Abhidhamma

1st Semester, Academic Year 2009/2010 (July 06 – November 07, 2009)

Prof. Dr. Y. Karunadasa

The prime focus of the course will be on the dhamma-theory, the cornerstone of the Abhidhamma philosophy. The course will introduce students to the teachings of the Abhidhamma on levels of reality and degrees of truth, analysis of mind and matter, theory of ognition, instantaneous being, and conditional relations. The course will be concluded with-an introduction to the expository methodology of the Abhidhamma.
24 downloadable video files of not very good quality, occasional parts with no audio and the site seemed to be down sometimes. Prof always repeats the key definitions and concepts. Maybe I'll make mp3's for listening.

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Post by mikenz66 » Wed Jun 19, 2013 8:35 pm

Bhikkhu Bodhi's A Comprehensive Manual of the Abhidhamma: The Abhidhammatthasangaha of Acariya Anuruddha, Buddhist Publication Society

Free PDF: http://store.pariyatti.org/Comprehensiv ... _4362.html


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Post by Dhammanando » Fri Nov 29, 2013 11:17 am

Fifteen talks given by Bhikkhu Bodhi during his 2013 Abhidhamma Retreat have been uploaded to youtube:

http://www.youtube.com/user/bauscym/videos


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Post by randall » Wed Feb 19, 2014 1:02 am

this is the audio of the books posted by Dhammanando's above, presented by Sayadaw Silananda.
http://vipassanasangha.free.fr/=eng/dha ... ananda.htm

the above link also has a cleaner recording of the Vissdhimagga presented by Sayadaw Silananda, the original? can be found here:
http://thepathofpurification.blogspot.c ... magga.html


Abhidhamma talks based from the Abhidhammattha Sangaha presented by Sayalay Susila:
http://www.sayalaysusila.org/content/di ... ma_english
http://dhammatalks.net/Sayalay_Susila/Abhidhamma/
http://www.cakkavala.org/sayalaysusila.htm

Sayalay Susilas book "Unravelling the Mysteries of Mind and Body through Abhidhamma":
http://sayalaysusila.net/pages/ebooks
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Re: Abhidhamma Resources

Post by randall » Sat Mar 15, 2014 3:40 pm

Patthana in daily life by U Hla Myint:
http://www.tathagata.org/sites/default/ ... 20Life.pdf

Patthana Pali chanting by Sayadaw Dr. Nandamālābhivaṃsa:
http://patthana.blogspot.ca/2008/05/pat ... nting.html

the Pali text with english translation for the above chanting:
http://www.abhidhamma.com/Patthana_Paccayaniddesa.pdf

patthana quiz:
http://host.pariyatti.org/plc/patthana-matrix/

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Post by Ben » Sat Mar 15, 2014 11:01 pm

Thanks Randall!
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Re: Abhidhamma Resources

Post by aletheia » Wed May 28, 2014 7:03 pm

Thanks for these great resources!

One of the links in the original post is now dead ("Abhidhamma Papers - Published by the Samatha Trust")

It looks like the correct URL is now different:

http://www.samatha.org/texts/publications/texts/texts

On that page you can find (the first link) the following PDF, which I think is what the link in the original post was supposed to lead to:

http://www.samatha.org/images/stories/a ... -final.pdf
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