The Buddhist Path to Enlightenment (study)
by Dr Kala Acharya | 2016 | 118,883 words
Summary: This essay studies the Buddhist path to enlightenment, by investigating tradition doctrines and literature while also comparing it to other philosophies. The most reliable sources for this research are in the Pali Canon, their commentaries (the Atthakathas), their sub-commentaries (the Tikas), their translation books, the Buddhist literature, Jain Literature and other scholarly interpretations of Buddhist Literature.
The first chapter serves as an introduction to the Buddha and his teachings. The second chapter deals with the “five groups of factor”. The third chapter deals with the “seven factors of enlightenment”. The fourth chapter takes up a comparative study of liberation as per Buddhism and Jainism. The final chapter is the conclusion.
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