Subscriber since: July 2008
Location: Taipei County, Taiwan
About Me
Doctor of Letter, University of Tokyo, Japan, 1992
M.A., University of Tokyo, Japan, 1989
B.Ph., Department of Pharmacy, Taipei Medical College, Taiwan, ROC, 1975
Present Positions
President, Dharma Drum Buddhist College, Taiwan, ROC (DDBC) (assumed position 2007)
Professor, Taipei National University of the Arts, Taipei(TNUA), Taiwan, ROC (assumed position 1998)
Abbot, Seeland Monastery, Taiwan, ROC (from 1998),
Director, Chinese Buddhist Electronic Text Association (CBETA), Taiwan, ROC (from 1998)
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(Skt. nirvāṇa, Pali nibbāna) An approximate transcription from the Indic vulgar nibban. (1) The condition where the flames of delusion have been blown out. (2) As a verb, to enter nirvāna. (3) Unconditioned
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(1) The attachment to the notion of an enduring, inherent self (ātma-grāha), which is the basis for the activity of all the afflictive hindrances 煩惱障. This attachment is considered to be something that can be eliminated by the practitioners of the two vehicles 二乘, being less subtle than the attachment to elemental constructs 法執. (2) Self-centeredness, egocentrism.
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"all things are born of causes, and of these the tathāgata has proclaimed the cause, and their extinction too: thus does the great ascetic speak."
- Buddha

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