Four Ways: 1 definition
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General definition (in Buddhism)Source: Buddhist Door: GlossaryFour Ways of learning Buddhist Dharma: (1) Belief/faith (2) Interpretation/discernment (3) Practice/performance (4) Verification/assurance These are the cyclic process in learning a truth.
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Full-text (+12): Caturdha, Catudha, Caturvidha, Aryamahasimhavilokita, Aryamahasimhavijrimbhita, Sacchikaraniya, Dharmadhatu, Kaishika, Varshaganya, Sattvata, Upadana, Aryamahasimhokkasita, Samavasa Sutta, Cula Dhammasamadana Sutta, Yuganaddha, Vyakarana, Mahadhammasamadana Sutta, Vidushana, Vilokana, Janasandha.
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Vinaya (3): The Cullavagga (by T. W. Rhys Davids)
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Biography (4): Hatthakālavaka of Uposatha Habit < [Chapter 45a - The Life Stories of Male Lay Disciples]
Part 14 - Making the Joyful, Solemn Utterance (Udāna) < [Chapter 7 - The Attainment of Buddhahood]
Part 10e - How the Perfection of Energy, etc., are fulfilled < [Chapter 7 - On Miscellany]
The Great Chariot (by Longchenpa)
Part 1e - Which style should be chiefly used < [B. The explanation of meditation practice, together with its action of ripening and freeing]
Part 8 - The individual ways of guarding aspiring and entering < [B. the extensive explanation of arousing bodhicitta]
Part 2b.2 - The two individual explanations of shamatha and vipashyana < [B. The teaching of the three factors of immovable samadhis]
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Bodhisattva quality 16: speak with a smiling face < [Chapter X - The Qualities of the Bodhisattvas]
Appendix 8 - The fourth dhyāna < [Chapter XXXIX - The Ten Powers of the Buddha according to the Abhidharma]
I.1. Definition of generosity (dāna) < [I. Puṇyakriyāvastu consisting of generosity]
Guide to Tipitaka (by U Ko Lay)
Part 4 - Catukka Nipata Pali < [Chapter VII - Anguttara Nikaya]
(a) Sllakkhandha Vagga Pali < [Chapter IV - Suttanta Pitaka]
Bodhisattvacharyavatara (by Andreas Kretschmar)