Bodily Action; 1 Definition(s)
Bodily Action means something in Buddhism, Pali. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)
(wholesome or unwholesome); s. karma, karma formations - Right b.a. = sammā-kammanta; s. magga.Source: Pali Kanon: Manual of Buddhist Terms and Doctrines
Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).
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Search found 23 books and stories containing Bodily Action. You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Advice To Rāhula (by Nyanaponika Thera)
The Buddha and His Teachings (by Narada Thera)
Vipassana Meditation (by Chanmyay Sayadaw)
Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
Verse 12.7 < [Section II - The Philosophy of Action and its Retribution (karmayoga)]
Verse 12.4 < [Section II - The Philosophy of Action and its Retribution (karmayoga)]
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Part 6 - Overt Action and Action in Private < [Chapter 40 - The Buddha Declared the Seven Factors of Non-Decline for Rulers]
Part 5 - The Six Factors of Non-decline of Bhikkhus < [Chapter 40 - The Buddha Declared the Seven Factors of Non-Decline for Rulers]
Part 2 - Bodhisatta (a future Buddha) < [Chapter 2 - Rare Appearance of a Buddha]
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Part 1 - Required conditions for murder < [Section I.1 - Abstaining from murder]
I. Text of the list according to the Prajñāpāramitā < [Part 1 - Mahāyānist list of the eighteen special attributes of the Buddha]
Eighth comparison or upamāna: A shadow (chāyā) < [Bodhisattva quality 19: the ten upamānas]