Suchness; 1 Definition(s)
Suchness 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)
tathatā.(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 Chariot (by Longchenpa)
A. Having resolved the view, we should meditate < [Chapter XI - Meditation, the Chapter of Spotless dhyana]
Part 1 - Passing the pass into the nature as limitless as space < [F. Passing the pass]
Part 2c.1 - The great perfection beyond accepting and rejecting < [B. The teaching of the three factors of immovable samadhis]
The Vimalakīrti Sutra (by Vimalakirti)
Chapter IV - Bodhisattvas < [Fascicle One]
Chapter XII - Vision of Akṣobhya Buddha < [Fascicle Three]
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
II. Penetrating the mind of the Buddhas < [Part 7 - Seeing, hearing and understanding all the Buddhas of the present]
Third comparison or upamāna: The moon reflected in water (udakacandra) < [Bodhisattva quality 19: the ten upamānas]
Part 1 - Seeing the fields of the Buddhas of the three times < [Chapter LI - Seeing all the Buddha Fields]
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 1 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)