Franklin

What is Buddhist enlightenment? / Dale S. Wright.

Author/Creator:
Wright, Dale Stuart author.
Publication:
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2016]
Format/Description:
Book
viii, 244 pages ; 24 cm
Subjects:
Enlightenment (Buddhism)
Contents:
Introduction. Why ask what enlightenment is?
part 1. Contemporary images of enlightenment
The Bodhisattva's practice of enlightenment
The awakening of character as an image of contemporary enlightenment
Secular Buddhism and the religious dimension of enlightenment
Part 2. The moral dimension of enlightenment
Enlightenment and the experience of Karma
Enlightenment and the moral dimension of Zen training
Enlightenment and the persistence of human fallibility
The thought of enlightenment and the dilemma of human achievement
Part 3. Language and the experience of enlightenment
Language in Zen enlightenment
Enlightenment and the practice of meditative reading
From the thought of enlightenment to the event of awakening
Conclusion. Ten theses on contemporary enlightenment.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-244).
Other format:
Online version: Wright, Dale Stuart, author. What is Buddhist enlightenment?
ISBN:
9780190622596
0190622598
OCLC:
944462933
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