Definition of Dhammānuloma - Buddhism, Philosophy, and Khmer Literature


Buddhism, Philosophy, and Khmer Literature

The teachings of the Buddha are aimed solely at liberating sentient beings from suffering. The Basic Teachings of Buddha which are core to Buddhism are: The Three Universal Truths; The Four Noble Truths; and The Noble Eightfold Path.

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Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Definition of Dhammānuloma

Dhamma – The teachings lf the Buddha
Anuloma – In accordance with, in conformity to.
Dhammānuloma – The principles or practice in conformity to the Teachings of Buddha.

1.          Sabhāva       Norm, law or Nature
2.          Pariyatti       Doctrine or Instruction or Study
3.          Paññā          Wisdom, Enlightenment
4.          Ñāyesu        Righteousness or Justice
5.          Sacca           Truth
6.          Pakati          Genuine, Natural
7.          Puññe          Meritorious deed or Merit
8.          Ñeye            Enlightenment
9.          Guṇa           Quality or Virtue
10.    Ācāra           Practice or Morality
11.    Samādhi      Concentration
12.    Nisatta         Non-being
13.    Āpatti          Causality or Offence

Triple Gem
·       Tisaraṇa
·       Tiratanā
·       Three refuge
Ratanā   That pleases and delights one
Saraṇa   Refuge

Who is the Buddha?
·       One who has attained enlightenment.
·       One superior to all other beings, human and divine, by His knowledge of the Truth
·       The word Buddha is an appellative, not a proper name

What is Dhamma?
·       The Dhamma is the Doctrine taught by the Buddha
·       Moral philosophy, wisdom, truth as propounded by the Buddha.
·       The Buddhist scriptures – Tipiṭaka

Who is the Saṃgha?
·       The Noble Order Founded by the Buddha
·       Bhikkhu – An assembly of Buddhist monks
·       Sāvaka – An assembly of disciples
·      Samaṇa – An assembly of ascetics

·       Namo Tassa Bhabavato Arahato Sammāsambuddhassa
·       I pay homage to Him, the Blessed One, The Exalted One and the Perfectly Self-Enlightened One.

·       Buddhaṃ saraṇaṃ gacchāmi
·       Dhammaṃ saraṇaṃ gacchāmi
·       Saṃghaṃ saraṇaṃ gacchāmi

·       I take refuge in the Buddha.
·       I take refuge in the Dhamma.
·       I take refuge in the Saṃgha.

In order words:
·       I go to the Buddha for refuge.
·       I go to the Dhamma for refuge.
·       I go to the Saṃgha for refuge.

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