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 +====== Abhidharma ======
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 +[[Abhidharma]] ([[chos mngon pa]]). One of the [[Three]] parts of the [[Tripitaka]],​ the [[word]]s of the [[Buddha]]. [[System]]atic [[teaching]]s on [[metaphysic]]s [[focus]]ing on the [[training]] of [[Discriminating Knowledge]] by analyzing [[element]]s of [[experience]] and investigating the [[nature]] of [[exist]]ing [[thing]]s. The chief [[commentaries]] on [[Abhidharma]] are the [[Abhidharma Kosha]] by [[Digaga]] from the [[Hinayana]] perspective and the [[Abhidharma Samucchaya]] by [[Asanga]] from the [[Mahayana]] [[point of view]].
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 +Source: http://​rywiki.tsadra.org/​index.php/​Abhidharma
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 +The [[Abhidharma]] is the third of the [[Three Divisions]] or "​[[Three Baskets]]"​ of the
 +[[Tripitaka]] or [[Buddhist]] [[Canon]]. Its [[Dharma]] is organized thematically and
 +[[logic]]ally;​ it can be said to be a systematic exposition of [[Buddhist Psychology]] of [[Mind]].
 +
 +The [[Abhidharma]] taught by the [[Buddha]] is the seven books of the
 +[[Abhidharma Pitaka]]. Later [[Abhidharma]] includes [[system]]atic [[Treatise]]s by
 +[[enlighten]]ed [[Master]]s. The most well-known of the [[Hinayana]] [[Abhidharma]]
 +[[Treatise]]s is the [[Abhidharma Kosha]] by the [[Venerable]] [[Vasubandhu]].
 +
 +Among the most widely studied of [[Mahayana]] [[Abhidharma]] [[Treatise]]s is the
 +[[Treatise]] on [[Consciousness-Only]] ([[Cheng Wei-Shi Lun]]) by [[Tripitaka Master]]
 +[[Xuan Zang]].
 +
 +According to the [[Abhidharma Kosha]], "​[[Abhidharma]] is the immaculate [[Prajna]]
 +(i.e., [[Wisdom]] with its [[retinue]].",​ Jha, p. 5) "In common use, the [[Abhidharma]]
 +designates all [[Prajna]] that makes one obtain the [[Abhidharma]] in its [[Proper]]
 +sense."​ (Jha, p. 7)
 +
 +"​[[Abhi]]"​ means "​paired",​ and "​[[Dharma]]",​ which is variously translated, is of
 +[[Two]] types: one, [[Dharma]] in the [[Supreme]] sense, that is, [[Nirvana]],​ which is both
 +[[Wholesome Dharma]] and [[permanent]],​ and so is called "​[[Supreme]]"; ​
 +
 +[[Two]], [[Dharma]] of [[Dharma]] [[Mark]]s, which coincides with the [[Four Noble Truths]] . . . . 
 +([[FAS-PII]] 97)
 +
 +The paired [[Dharma Store]] has the special [[name]] "​[[Wisdom]] [[Shastra]]"​. The old
 +translation [into [[Chinese]] means "​incomparable [[Dharma]]"​. That is because it
 +portrays [[Wisdom]] as [[Supreme]]. ([[FAS-PII]] 103)
 +
 +1) [[Chinese]]:​ A bi da mo lun, 2) [[Sanskrit]]:​ [[Abhidharma]],​ 3) [[Pali]]
 +[[Abhidhamma]],​ 4) Alternate Translations:​ paired [[Dharma]], incomparable [[Dharma]],
 +special [[Dharma]], higher [[knowledge]].
 +
 +[[See Also]]: [[Tripitaka]],​ [[Dharma]], [[Nalanda Tradition]]
 +
 +[[BTTS References]]:​ [[FAS-PII]] 97-108.
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 +====== Fair Use Bibliographic Sources ======
 +[[Fair Use]]: ​
 +Primary [[Fair Use]] Compilation Source: [[Ron Epstein]], Ph.D, compiler, [[Buddhism A to Z]], Burlingame, [[California]],​ [[Buddhist Text Translation Society]], 2003, p. 
 +[[ISBN 0881393533]] ​ Paperback: 284 pages. ​ http://​www.BTTSOnline.org ​    ​www.Amazon.com ​  
 +http://​www.bttsonline.org/​product.aspx?​pid=118
 +http://​www.amazon.com/​gp/​product/​0881393533/​ref=ase_medicinebuddh-20
 +and many other sources (see [[Bibliography]]).
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 +Primary Original Source: The [[Tripitaka]] of [[Sutra]], [[Shastra]] and [[Vinaya]] [[Dharma]] teachings (as found in the scripture storehouse of the [[India]]n [[Sanskrit]]- [[Siddham]],​ [[Chinese]],​ [[Tibetan]] and [[Japanese]] traditions of the [[Nalanda Tradition]] of ancient [[Nalanda University]]) of [[Shakyamuni Buddha]], and his [[Arya]] [[Sagely]] [[Bodhisattva]] [[Bhikshu]] [[Monk]] and [[Upasaka]] disciples.
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 +These [[Good and Wise Advisors]] ([[Kaliyanamitra]]) [[Dharma Master]] teachers include [[Arya]] [[Venerable]]s [[Om Tare Tuttare Ture]] [[Om Ah Hum]] and [[Namo]] to [[Jivaka]], [[Charaka]],​ [[Lao Zi]] - [[Mahakashapa]],​ [[Ashwagosha]],​ [[Shantideva]] - [[Hui Neng]] - [[Shen Kai]] [[Sheng Ren Shr]], [[Bodhidharma]],​ the 16 [[Nalanda Acharyas]] 1. [[Nagarjuna]]-[[Manjushri]],​ 2. [[Arydeva]],​ 3. [[Buddhapalita]],​ 4. [[Bhavaviveka]],​ 5. [[Chandrakirti]] and [[Chandragomin]],​ 6. [[Shantideva]],​ 7. [[Shantarakshita]],​ 8. [[Kamalashila]],​ 9. [[Asanga]]-[[Maitreya]],​ 10. [[Vasubhandu]],​ 11. [[Dignaga]],​ 12. [[Dharmakirti]],​ 13. [[Vimuktisena]],​ 14. [[Haribhadra]],​ 15. [[Gunaprabha]],​ 16. [[Shakyaprabha]];​ [[Dharmarakshita]],​ [[Atisha]], [[Tsong Khapa]], [[Thogme Zangpo]], [[Nyingma]] [[Padmasambhava]],​ [[Yeshe Tsogyel]], [[Machig Lapdron]], [[Tilopa]], [[Naropa]], [[Milarepa]],​ [[Sakya Pandita]], [[Kumarajiva]],​ [[Xuan Zang]], [[Baozhi]], [[Hui Yuan]], ​ [[Daosheng]],​ [[Changzhi]],​ [[Fazang]], [[Han Shan]], [[Shi De]], [[Yunmen]], [[Nichiren]],​ [[Honen]], [[Shinran]],​ [[Kukai]], [[Dogen]], [[Hakuin]], [[Jamgon Kongtrul]], [[Nyingma]] [[Penor Rinpoche]], [[Bakula Rinpoche]], [[Dagri Rinpoche]], [[Kirti Tsenshab Rinpoche]], [[Geshe Lama Kongchog]], [[Longchen Rapjampa]] - [[Gosok Rinpoche]], [[Phabongkha Rinpoche]], [[Patrul Rinpoche]], [[Tenzin Gyatso]] the [[Dalai Lama]], [[Sakya Trizin]], [[Hsu Yun]], [[Hsuan Hua]], [[Lama Zopa Rinpoche]], [[Choden Rinpoche]], [[Garchen Rinpoche]], [[Karmapa]],​ [[Mingyur Rinpoche]], [[Geshe Ngwang Dakpa]], [[Geshe Sopa Rinpoche]], [[Seung Sahn]], [[Thich Nhat Hanh]], [[Ajahn Chah]], [[Ajahn Sumedho]], [[S. N. Goenka]], [[Mama Ayur Punya Jyana Pushtim Kuriye Svaha]], making [[offerings]] and [[bowing]] at your feet I make [[request]]s. Please bestow on me the [[two attainments]] of [[Maha]] [[Punya]] and [[Maha]] [[Prajna Paramita]]. And [[Om Ah Hum]] thanks to other [[modern day masters]]. ​ We consider them to be in accord with [[Tripitaka Master]] [[Hsuan Hua]]’s "​[[Seven Guidelines for Recognizing Genuine Teachers]]"​
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 +Secondary [[Fair Use]] Compilation Source: The [[Seeker’s Glossary of Buddhism]], 2nd ed., San Francisco, California: Sutra Translation Committee of the United States and Canada, 1998: http://​www.budaedu.org.tw
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 +Secondary [[Fair Use]] Compilation Source: Muller, Charles, editor, [[Digital Dictionary of Buddhism]] [DDB], Toyo Gakuen University, Japan, 2007:  Username is "​guest",​ with no password.
 +http://​buddhism-dict.net/​ddb - Based in large part on the [[Dictionary of Chinese Buddhist Terms]] with Sanskrit and English Equivalents (by [[Soothill]] and Hodous) Delhi, India: [[Motilal Banarsidass]],​ 1997.
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 +Secondary [[Fair Use]] Compilation Source: Ehrhard, Diener, Fischer, et al, The [[Shambhala Dictionary of Buddhism and Zen]], Boston, Massachusetts:​ [[Shambhala Publications]],​ 1991.  296 pages. ​ ISBN 978-0-87773-520-5 ​ http://​www.Shambhala.com,​
 +http://​www.amazon.com/​gp/​product/​0877735204/​ref=ase_medicinebuddh-20,​
 +http://​www.shambhala.com/​html/​catalog/​items/​isbn/​978-0-87773-520-5.cfm
 +Secondary [[Fair Use]] Compilation Source: [[Vaidya]] [[Vasant Lad]], [[Textbook of Ayurveda]], [[Ayurvedic Press]], 2002; 
 +[[Vasant Lad]], [[BAMS]], [[MAsc]], [[Ayurvedic Institute Gurukula Notes]], [[Ayurvedic Institute]],​ 1994-2006; ​
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 +NOTE: Numerous corrections and enhancements have been made under [[Shastra tradition]] and "​[[Fair Use]]" by an [[Anonymous]] [[Buddhist Monk]] [[Redactor]] (Compiler) of this Online [[Buddhist Encyclopedia]] Compilation) ​
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