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Nirvana and other Buddhist felicities

utopias of the Pali imaginaire

by Steven Collins

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, U.K, New York, NY, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nirvana.,
  • Utopias -- Religious aspects -- Buddhism.,
  • Buddhism -- Doctrines.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 635-669) and indexes.

    StatementSteven Collins.
    SeriesCambridge studies in religious traditions ;, 12
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBQ4263 .C65 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv, 684 p. ;
    Number of Pages684
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL656079M
    ISBN 100521570549
    LC Control Number97001147

    Book Published Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, Description vi, p. ; 23 cm. Notes "This book is a rewritten version of Part I in my Nirvana and Other Buddhist Felicities, published by Cambridge University Press in (paperback )"--P. . Book. NIRVANA ES LO MAS! Local Business. NIRVANA Express Group. Product/Service. NIRVANA FAN SCRAPBOOK. Music. NIRVANA FCJ. Local Business. NIRVANA FIRE HOUSE WHITE LION. Music. NIRVANA FOR XMAS #1 Community. NIRVANA FROM ECUADOR. NIRVana and Other Buddhist Felicities. Book. NIRVÀ Estilistas.

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Part two explores other Buddhist utopias and relates Buddhist utopianism to studies of European and American utopian by:   This book presents a new answer to the question: what is nirvana. Part One distinguishes between systematic and narrative thought in the Pali texts of Theravada Buddhism, looking at the place of nirvana in both.

Part Two explores Nirvana and other Buddhist felicities book Buddhist utopias and relates Buddhist utopianism to studies of European and American utopian writing/5(7). This book presents a new answer to the question: what is nirvana.

Part I distinguishes between systematic and narrative thought in the Pali texts of Theravada Buddhism in South and Southeast Asia, arguing that nirvana produces closure in both, and setting nirvana in the wider category of Buddhist Felicities. Part II explores other Buddhist utopias (both eu-topias, good places, and ou-topias.

This book presents an answer to the question: what is nirvana. Part I distinguishes between systematic and narrative thought in the Pali texts of Theravada Buddhism in South and Southeast Asia, arguing that nirvana produces closure in both, and setting nirvana in the wider category of Buddhist by: Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this book to your organisation's collection.

Nirvana and Other Buddhist Felicities. Steven Collins; Online ISBN: Your name * Please enter your name. Your email address * Please enter a valid email by:   Buddhist felicities include nirvana and other forms of felicity--"heavens, earthly paradise, Metteyya's millennium, the Perfect Moral Commonwealth of a Good King" ().

He asserts that nirvana, every Buddhist's eutopia (good place), is a difficult concept. Abstract. This book presents a new answer to the question: what is nirvana.

Part 1 distinguishes between systematic and narra-tive thought in the Pali texts of Theravada Buddhism in South and Southeast Asia, arguing that nirvana produces closure in both, and setting nirvana in the wider category of Buddhist felicities.

In this book, Nirvana: Concept, Imagery, Narrative, Steven Collins pursues a number of approaches that a general reader could pursue in order to make sense of the Buddhist principle of nirvana. Readers should be aware that this is a new version of Part 1 of Nirvana and Other Buddhist Felicities in what the author hopes is a more accessible Reviews: 4.

Review of Nirvana and Other Buddhist Felicities by Steven Collins. [REVIEW] David Loy - - Philosophy East and West 50 (3) The 'Radically Empiricist' Interpretation of Early Buddhist. Steven Collins is Chester D. Tripp Professor in the Humanities at the University of Chicago.

He is the author of Nirvana and Other Buddhist Felicities: Imagery and Thought in Theravada Buddhism (Cambridge University Press, ).5/5(1). Felicity Collins: free download. Ebooks library. On-line books store on Z-Library | B–OK.

Download books for free. Find books. Title: Nirvana And Other Buddhist Felicities Format: Paperback Product dimensions: pages, X X in Shipping dimensions: pages, X X in Published: November 2, Publisher: Cambridge University Press Language: English. Nirvana (nibbana) literally means "blowing out" or "quenching".It is the most used as well as the earliest term to describe the soteriological goal in Buddhism: release from the cycle of rebirth ().Nirvana is part of the Third Truth on "cessation of dukkha" in the Four Noble Truths doctrine of Buddhism.

It is the goal of the Noble Eightfold Path. The Buddha is believed in the Buddhist. In other words, nirvana needs to be understood not just from the inside of Pali texts, but from the outside as well in terms of its function within the overall Buddhist discourse of felicity.

Part two: "Paradise in heaven and on earth" is devoted to the felicities which fall short of the ultimate goal of nirvana. Nirvana and Other Buddhist Felicities: Utopias of the Pali imaginaire.

By Steven Collins. Cambridge Studies in Religious Traditions, No. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press,xxiv + pages, ISBNUS $ (cloth). This book discusses nirvana, Buddhist utopias, textuality and the study of premodern civilizations.

By setting nirvana in the wider category of Buddhist Felicities and integrating Buddhist texts with South Asian and World history, Steve Collins has developed an interesting approach to the the question: what is nirvana.

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Nirvana and Other Buddhist Felicities: Utopias of the Pali Imaginaire. By STEVEN COLLINS. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, Pp. xxiv+ $ (cloth).

This is a big book-big in size and bigger in conception. An extended intro-duction serves to place this study of Buddhism within the larger issues of "civili. Nirvana and Other Buddhist Felicities Book Summary: This book presents an answer to the question: what is nirvana.

Part I distinguishes between systematic and narrative thought in the Pali texts of Theravada Buddhism in South and Southeast Asia, arguing that nirvana produces closure in both, and setting nirvana in the wider category of.

Among his many works are Nirvana and Other Buddhist Felicities: Utopias of the Pali Imaginaire () and, as editor, Readings of the Vessantara Jātaka (Columbia, ). Justin McDaniel is professor of religious studies at the University of Pennsylvania.

Steven Collins is Chester D. Tripp Professor in the Humanities at the University of Chicago. He is the author of Nirvana and Other Buddhist Felicities: Imagery and Thought in Theravada Buddhism (Cambridge University Press, ).Persons: Imagery and Thought in Theravada Buddhism and Nirvana and Other Buddhist Felicities: Utopias of the Pali Imaginaire.

Here is a book fruit of author, Steven Collins, calls attention that is not a 'teach.Steven Collins is professor of South Asian languages and civilizations at the University of Chicago, and was formerly a council member of the Pali Text Society (London). He is the author of Selfless Persons: Imagery and Thought in Theravada Buddhism and Nirvana and Other Buddhist Felicities: Utopias of the Pali Imaginaire.