Four Bodily Postures; 1 Definition(s)
Four Bodily Postures 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)
the 4: iriyā-patha / iriyāpatha.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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The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Part 1 - War between King Ajātasattu of Magada and the Licchavis of Vesāli < [Chapter 40 - The Buddha Declared the Seven Factors of Non-Decline for Rulers]
Part 1 - The Āṭānāṭiya Paritta < [Chapter 39 - How the Āṭānāṭiya Paritta came to be Taught]
The Story of Bhikkhu-elder Mahāsīva < [Chapter 39 - How the Āṭānāṭiya Paritta came to be Taught]
Practicing Insight on Your Own (by Acharn Thawee Baladhammo)
The Vipassana Dipani (by Mahathera Ledi Sayadaw)
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Part 6 - Buddha’s preferences for Gṛdhrakūṭaparvata < [Chapter V - Rājagṛha]