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practically for ever.]: NO! Now that women were admitted, it would last only 500 years, and not 1000. Cf. ‘Na dåni brahmacariyaµ cira††hitikaµ bhavissati, pañc’eva dåni vassasatåni saddhammo †hassati.’ (A. iv,278). See also Vinaya C¨lavagga I,i. The author of this article has been too clever by half. This sort of blunder is what comes of inventing the meaning instead of consulting the texts. p. 394 Pa†icca-samuppanna [evolved by reason of the law of causation] c/o: Dependently (co-)arisen. p. 394 Pa†iccasamuppåda §1 [a preceding cause] u/l: NO. A cocommitant condition. §2 [The oldest account is found in the Mahåpadåna Suttanta of the D⁄gha Nikåya]: ? p. 411 Padhåniya [-anga, a quality to be striven after]: NO! A quality necessary for striving or exertion. p. 462 P⁄ti [classed under sankhårakkhandha, not vedanå-]: Not in the Suttas. See M. iii,84 (vedanånupassanå). p. 468 Pubbe [pubbe-nivås’ ånussati (-ñå~a), (knowledge of) remembrance of one’s former state of existence, one of the faculties of an Arahant] ‘of an Arahant’ u/l: Not only and not always. p. 482 Bala (1): As powers they make up the strength of the ariyasåvaka, who is thereby better equipped than the puthujjana. The puthujjana, in comparison, is a weakling. p. 489 Buddha [He is said to be the 25th of the series of former Buddhas (pubbå buddhå) S i,109,140; iv,52]: Not in these texts. p. 494 Brahma [-vihåra]: 1. Amity 2. Compassion 3. Congratulation 4. Equanimity p. 509 Bho [a familiar term of address]: Why ‘familiar’? It was the normal Brahmanical mode of polite address. Brahmans (bhovådins) were certainly proud, but they did not use bho to express their superiority (for which other words were available—Ud. 28). Bho is also used to address oneself—Ud. 15; M. i,168; M. iii,120. Used by a Brahman pupil to address his Brahman teacher—D. i,88. p. 520 Mano & Mana(s) [Both sides are an inseparable unity: the mind fits the world as the eye fits the light, or in other words: mano is the counterpart of dhammå, the subjective dh. Dhamma in this sense is the rationality or lawfulness


Early Writings (Seeking the Path - Ñāṇavīra Thera)  

Part B includes two early essays (Nibbana and Anatta and Sketch for a Proof of Rebirth) as well as notes from a Commonplace Book and Margina...