Buddhist Cosmology: 1 definition
Buddhist Cosmology 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.
General definition (in Buddhism)Source: WikiPedia: Buddhism
Buddhist cosmology is the description of the shape and evolution of the universe according to the canonical Buddhist scriptures and commentaries.
Buddhist cosmology can be divided into two related kinds: spatial cosmology, which describes the arrangement of the various worlds within the universe, and temporal cosmology, which describes how those worlds come into existence, and how they pass away.
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Search found 11 books and stories containing Buddhist Cosmology; (plurals include: Buddhist Cosmologys). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Dawn of the Dhamma (by Sucitto Bhikkhu)
Chapter 17 - Heaven On Earth < [The Sutta]
Chapter 18 - The Realms Of The Guardians < [The Sutta]
The Jhanas (by Henepola Gunaratana Mahāthera)
Buddhacarita (by Charles Willemen)
Bodhisattvacharyavatara (by Andreas Kretschmar)
Text Section 39 < [Khenpo Chöga’s Oral Explanations]
Vimalakīrti Sutra (by John R. McRae)
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Part 12 - Changing the surrounding ground into diamond < [Chapter LI - Seeing all the Buddha Fields]