Renunciation; 2 Definition(s)
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General definition (in Buddhism)One of the Four Unlimited Mind. As one of the chief Buddhist virtues, renunciation leads to a state of "undifferent without pleasure or pain". It is also an equality in mind with no distinction of self and others.(Source): Buddhist Door: Glossary
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Search found 140 books and stories containing Renunciation. You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Parables of Rama (by Swami Rama Tirtha)
Story 101 - Possession versus Renunciation < [Chapter XV - Renunciation]
Story 99 - True Renunciation < [Chapter XV - Renunciation]
Story 104 - The Snake of True Renunciation < [Chapter XV - Renunciation]
Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
Verse 6.94 < [Section VIII - The Renouncer of the Veda (vedasaṃnyāsika)]
Verse 11.230 < [Section XXX - Confession and Repentance]
Verse 5.107 < [Section XII - Means of Purification for Corporeal Beings (dehin)]
Ashtavakra Gita (by Ashtavakra)
A Happy Married Life (by Venerable K. Sri Dhammananda)
Significance Of Celibacy < [Part 10 - Celibacy]
Celibacy Versus Responsibility < [Part 10 - Celibacy]
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
IX. The concepts of renunciation (prahāṇa), detachment (virāga) and cessation (nirodha) < [Chapter XXXVII - The Ten Concepts]
Part 11 - Non-existence of the thing given < [Chapter XX - The Virtue of Generosity and Generosity of the Dharma]
5. Fourth dhyāna < [Part 3 - Definition of the various dhyānas and samāpattis]
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