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|अंग्रेजी:||aggregate, mass, heap|
|चिनियाँ:||蘊(T) / 蕴(S) |
(phung po lnga)
|बौद्ध धर्मको शब्दावली|
|सम्बन्धी श्रृंखलाको भाग|
- These are not physical components, but rather an agglomeration or coming together of subliminal inclinations or tendencies.
- Thanissaro (2002) maintains that, according to the Pali Canon, the Buddha never defined a "person" in terms of the aggregates (Pali: khandha) per se. Thanissaro nevertheless notes that, contrary to what is actually said in the Canon, such a notion is expressed by some modern scholars as if it were pan-Buddhist. Thanissaro further writes: "This understanding of the khandhas isn't confined to scholars. Almost any modern Buddhist meditation teacher would explain the khandhas in a similar way. And it isn't a modern innovation. It was first proposed at the beginning of the common era in the commentaries to the early Buddhist canons — both the Theravadin and the Sarvastivadin, which formed the basis for Mahayana scholasticism." They serve as objects of clinging and bases for a sense of self.
सन्दर्भ सूची[सम्पादन गर्ने]
- khandro.net: Skandhas
- Thanissaro Bhikkhu, Handful of Leaves Volume 2, 2nd edition 2006, page 309.