56 ASPIRATION OF FULL NAME : NGUYEN MINH PHUC & THICH TAM PHUC .VIETNAME 15-4-2-1999
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Independence – Freedom – Happiness
UNITED BUDDHISM ASSOCIATION OF VIET NAM
- BUDDHA AMITABHA, SAKYAMUNI
56 LOI NGUYEN –ASPIRATION
1/ dibb cakkhu
2/ didd sota
3/ dhyana perfection (t) sila-paramita, ksantin paramita, virya paramita , dhyana, prajna-paramita
4/ buddha vibuhyate
5/ buddhas of the ten directions – buddhas dwelling the words of the ten directions ,i.e. the four cardinal points , four intermediate directions , zenith an nadir
6/ dharma gate , school , method , tradition
-dharma heir : one who is designated as the successr of a master or teacher , one who has apprehended the transmission . mahakasyapa was the dharma of buddha gautama
7/ dharma maintaining buddha , dharma of realization , tog pay , these are the teachings of the dharma which have been derived from the realization of their teachers. These contrast with the dharma
8/dhuta rules –the twelve rules of voluntary ascetic – practices that monks and other meditators may undertake
9/ living in the forest or filds ( aranya)
10/ living on alms alone
11/ begging alms from house to house wthout discrminating between rich and poor
12/ eating food at only one place
13/ eating from at only one vessel
14/ not eating after robes
15/ wearing only there robes
16/ living in a cemetery
17/ living at the foot of a tree
18/ living in the open air , and
19/ sleeping in a sitting posture
20/ wearing only there robes
21/ egolessness – dag me – also called selflessness , the egolessness
- the emptiness of extemal phenomena and the egolessness of self , thais , the emptiness of a personal self
22/ egolessness of - selflessness of person , pudgalanai , ratmya – the doctrine , asserts tha when one examines or looks for the person , one finds that it is empty . the person does not possess a self as an independent or subtantial self , the position is held by most buddhist sclool
23/ the eight ways of meditation for removing various attachments
24/ eight sufferings : suffering of birth , suffering of old age , suffering of seath , suffering of being apart from the loved ones , suffering being together with the despised ones , suffering of not getting what one wants , suffering of the flouishing of the five skandhas
25/ ekajatiprati buddha
26/ earth , water , wind , fire , one mindedness , see patience
27/ buddharanso – buddha halo- the corona around buddha , with six colors such as blue (nila) , yellow (pita) , red (lohita) , white (avadata) , orange and the mixed color of these
28/ bodhim –labhate
29/ enlightenel mind – bodhihrdaya , bodhi mind , byang chub kyi sems . bodhi=enlightenment; citta mind . the mind motivated by gread compassion that at the same time seeks enlightenment to benefit all sentient beings
30/ bhiksu , a fully ordained monk , bhikhu gelong , pigu , biku – a buddhist monk who has taken the higher ordination and the fully ordained to follow the way of the , buddha , and depends on alms for a living
33/ asravaksya jnana
34/ eight nobe paths : right views , sammaditthi ) ,right thought sammasakappa right speech samma vaca , right conduct samma kammanta , right livelihood samma sati, right mindfulnss samma vayama ,right meditation samma samadhi satiefforts samma vayama ,
35/ The nibbana element without Residues Remaining Nibbana with no fuel Remaining( The analogy is to an extinguis hed fire whose embers are cold) the nibbana of the arahant after his passing away.
36/ Rddhi sakskrya.
37/ See iddhipad.
38/ Wisdom( of Buddha) ye she(t) jnana cogni tion. Enlightened wisdom which is beyond dualistic thought. There are: Laukaka jnana, Lokottaratama-jnana.
39/ Land of unproducednessRefers to Amida’s pure Land, which is above all changes and is itself identical with Nirvana.
40/ Land of utmost bliss Sukkavati in SKT meaning eadowed with happiness Amitabba’s land is so called because those living there are free of affliction and enjoythe Supreme bliss of Nirvana. His land, usually called ‘the pure land’, this land is above all forms and concepts. It is the sphere of pure spiritual activity, those horn there areawarened to the ultimate reality and compassion spontaneously arises in them in other words, having become bodhisattvas they participate in amitabha’s endless work of delivering beings from dalecsion and sufferings.
41/ Mahasanghika (p) Ñaïi chuùng boä During the first council, when the sthavira or elder disciples assembled in the cave after the buddha’s death, and other diciples (called to be mahasanghika) assembled outside the cave both compiled the tripitaka. However, the former emphasized on the rules of disciplines in the monastic community, while the latter comcerned the spread of the spirit of buddhism in lay community. As sects, the principal division took place in the second council. Mahasanghika and Sthavira are known as two earliest sects in Hinayana. Mahasanghika is said to be the basis of the developrnent of the Mahayana Buddhism, while Sthavira of the Mahayana Buddhism.
42/ Mahasamha Sannaddha(Hoaèng theä theä nguyeän roäng lôùn truøm khaép chuùng sanh).
43/ Miroku(J) Boà Taùt Di Laëc Seemaitreya.
44/ Nine elements of virtue Chính Coâng Ñöùc Haïnh
1/ Forbearance, 2/ Great mercy, 3/ Great compassion, 4/ wisdom, 5/ Mindfulness, 6/ Resolute mid, 7/ Absence of greed, 8/ Absence of anger and, 9/ Absence of stupidity.
45/ Nine faults Chính loãi:
1/ Not wishing to hear the teaching of Bodhi.
2/ Not believing in it even if one hears it.
3/ Not accepting it in mind even if one believes
4/ Not changting it even if one.
5/ Not undertanding the meaning of even if one chants it.
6/ Not expounding it to others even if one understands the meaning of it.
7/ Not practising the teaching as prescribed even if one expounds it to others.
8/ Not practising it continuously even if one practises it.
9/ Not practising it well even if one prctises it continuously.
- Nine grade of aspirants they are distinguished in the contemplation sutra, in Shinran’s view, they are provisional divisions, which ceasa to exist when the aspirants are born in the true lan of recompense.
46/ Nine kinds of karma Chính Loaïi Nghieäp Evilacts by the body, speech and mind produce there kinds of retribution: Retribution in the present life, in the next life and in the life affter next.
47/ Nine realms(P) Chín Coõi Giôùi the nine Realms of error, or subjection to passions, I, E, all the realms of the living except the tenth and highest, the Buddha-Realm. The nine Realms are – the man – the Asurs- the gods- the Arhat( Sound hearer)- the Arhat( enlighttened to condition) – the Bodhisattra.
49/ Nine steps for settling the mind Chính Böôùc An Taâm Semnegu(T) these are the ways to place the mind in meditation, they are, 1/ placing the mind, 2/ continuously placing, 3/ intermittent placing, 4/ taming the mind, 5/ pacifying the mind, 6/ complete pacification, 7/ single mindedness, 8/ complete composur, 9/ nine worlds.
50/ Nirvana Nieát Baøn serenity Nibbana(P) nyangde(T) Neâ hoaøn, giaûi thoaùt, dieät ñoä That which is expericenced by enlightened individuals: profound peace, limiless arwareness, bliss, unity, the deathless, the cessation of all suffering. The very opposite of the wheel of Birth and death, it is what those in the Buddhist tradition tradition aspire to experience. There four kinds of Nirvana: Nirvana of pure, clear self nature- Nirvana with residue- Nirvana without residue- Nirvana of no dwelling. Nirvana pure, clear self – Nature it is commonly possessed by all individual sentient beings. It is not subject to birth and death, nor increase and decrease. Nirvana with residue the cause, but not all the effect( Karma) of reincarnation is cut not off and removal of the obstacle of affliction, but not that of what is known( Dharma), this the body which remains is suject to birth and death. Those beings are Arhats. Nirvana without residue Both the cause and effect of reincarnation are extinguished, both afflictions and what is known (D harma) are extinguished. All kinds of suffering are externally in stillness. There is no further residue. Those beings are Bodhisattva. Nirvana of no dwelling with the aid of interactive wisdom and compassion, those who do not dwell in birth and death (Nir: ra khoûi, vana, röøng) Traïng thaùi chaám döùt hoaøn toaøn söï hieän höõu moät caù theå) ngöøng taùi sinh vaø höôûng phuùc laïc voâ bieân. Dieät ñoä coù 2 thôøi kyø: Thôøi kyø thaønh ñaïo, ñaéc nieát baøn maø coøn taïi theá goïi laø Höõu dö nieát baøn – Thôøi kyø tòch dieät, lìa boû theå xaùc goïi laø Voâ dö nieát baøn.
51/ Moble Truths, four Töù Dieän Ñeá The Buddha founded Buddhism with a teaching at sarnath, india on the four noble Truths. There are the Truth of suffering, the Truth of the cause of suffering, the cessation of sufferering, and the path. These are foundation of Buddhism particularly the hinayana path.
52/ Offering Cuøng Döông Phaät Buddha dharma Buddhism Butsudo.
54/ Dhamma desana Elephat Namu Amid Butsu 56 M, 108 M Buddha.
55/ 84000 House see, Grhapat Refrs, 1500 House master, zen master, Most virtaous, Bhiksu. 1500 House Buddha dharma sanga, Great master, zen master, most virtaous, Bhiksu, 84000 House see Grhapat Refers.
56/ 6 year Ascetic, 19 Renunciation, 5 Suffcring, see taps, Adhisambodha.
57/ Seven elements of Bodhi Baûy yeáu toá giaùc ngoä, thaát giaùc chi the seven factors for the attainment of Enlightenment: 1/ distinguishing the true teaching from the fatse, 2/ making efforts to practise the true teaching, 3/ Rejoicing in the true teaching, 4/ elimiating indolence and attaining comfort and Relaxation, 5/ being mindful so as to keep the balance between concentration and insight, 6/ concentration, and, 7/ detaching one’s thoughts from external objects, thereby securing serenity of mind.
58/ Seven prominences on the body thaát xöù bình maõn töôùng ( Baûy choã troøn ñaày, naûy nôû treân thaân phaät) in both feet, both hands, both shoulders and the back, this feature is one of the 32 physical characeristics of the Buddha.
59/ Baûy coâng haïnh giaùc ngoä, thaát giaùc chi, thaát boà ñeà phaàn the seven factors for the attaiment of Enlightenment: 1/ distinguishing the true teaching from the false, 2/ making efforts to practise the true teaching, 3/ rejoicing in the true teaching, 4/ eliminating indolence and attaining comfort and relaxation, 5/ being mindful so as to keep the balance betweem concentration and insight, 6/ concentraion, and, 7/ detaching one’s thoughts from external objects, thereby, thereby securing serenity of mind.
60/ Six acts of accord and respect Luïc Hoaø Kính Phaùp, Luïc Hoaø the six compassionate acts of a bodhisattva for approaching and saving others: 1/ observing the same precepts as other, 2/ sharing the same view as other, 3/ performing the same practices as others, 4/ kind acts to others, 5/ kind speech, and, 6/ kind- heartedness.
61/ Sepecial qualities Thaäp Baùt Baát Coäng Phaùp, Thaân Voâ Thaát, Khaåu Voâ Thaát, Nieäm Voâ Thaát, Voâ Dò Töôûng, Voâ Baát Ñònh Taâm, Voâ Baát Tri Dó Xaõ Taâm, Duïc Voâ Giaûm, Tinh Taán Voâ Giaûm, Nieäm Voâ Giaûm, Hueä Voâ Giaûm, Giaûi Thoaùt Voâ Giaûm, Giaûi Thoaùt Tri Kieán Voâ Giaûm, Nhaát Thieát Thaân Nghieäp Tuyø Trí Hueä Thi Vi, Nhaát Thieát Khaåu Nghieäp Tuyø Trí Hueä Ngoân Thuyeát, Nhaát Thieát Yù Nghieäp Tuyø Trí Hueä Tö Duy. Note: Thaäp Baùt Baát Coäng Phaùp naøy khaùc vôùi Thaäp Baùt Baát Coäng Phaùp goàm 10 luïc, 4 voâ sôû uyù vaø 3 nieäm truï vaø ñaïi bi Refers to the 18 special qualities of a Buddha tey are: 1/ adsence of imperfection in the body, 2/ unmistakable speech in guiding beings to Enlightenment, 3/ perfect concentration, 4/ non-discriminative thought, 5/ perfectly settled mind, 6/ knowing and accepting all dhharmas, 7/ limitless desire to save sentient beings, 8/ unceasing effort to save sentient beings, 9/ Spiritual correspondence with all the other Buddhas, 10/ omniscience, 11/ complete emancipation from all bondage, 12/ complete knowledge of all aspects of emancipation, 13/ manifestation of excellent physical froms to guide sentient being to salvation, 14/ employrment of subtle words to teach sentient beings, 15/ pure mental acts to teach sentient beings and remove their ignorance and passions, 16/ complete knowledge of past lives of all beings, 17/ complete knowledge of all events in the present life.
62/ Ten good acts thaäp thieän 1/ not killing living beings, 2/ not stealing, 3/ not committing adultery, 4/ not telling lies, 5/ not uttering harsh words, 6/ not uttering words which cause enmity between two or more persons, 7/ not engaging in idle talk, 8/ not being greedy, 9/ not being angry, and, 10/ not having wrong views.
63/ Ten great vows Thaäp ñaïi nguyeân The vows to be made by bodhisattvas who dwell in the first stage: 1/ to revere, make offerings to and serveall Buddhas, 2/ to protect and uphold their teachings, 3/ to praise and make offerings, to them as they appear in the world, become Buddhas and praeach the pharma, 4/ to teach and guide sentient beings so that they may attain higher spiritual sttes, 5/ to guide all beings ultimately to the Buddha’s Enlightenment, 6/ to incorporate all the teachings and dharmas into the non-dual principle of equality, 7/ to remove various evils in order to produce a pure land, 8/ to do the same acts of merit with other people without a sense of rivalry, 9/ to turn the wheel of the Dharma, Remove evil passions of all being and lead them to establish pure faith in the Dharma, and, 10/ to manifest attainment of Enlightenment in all the worlds.
64/ONE WHO PRACTICES SELF HUMBLING , SELF MORTIFICATION , AND SELF HUMILIATION IN ORDER TO GAIN SPIRITUAL BENFIT . THERE ARE THIRTEEN PRACTCES THAT MONKS ARE SUPPOSED TO PERFORM AS AN ASCETIC . THESE RAE
1/ WEARING ROBES MADE FROM DISCARDED MATERIALS
2/ WEARING NO MORE THAN THREE ROBES
3/ BEGGING FOR FOOD
4/ NOT DISCRIMINATING AS TO WHERE TOGO FOR FOOD
5/ ONLY EATING ONE MEAL A DẠY
6/ EATING FROM ONLY THE ALMS BOWL
7/ REFUSING ANY MORE FOOD THÂN CẬN FIT ALMS BOWL
8/ LIVING IN THE FOREST
9/ AT THE FOOT OF A TREE
10/ UNDER THE OPEN SKY
11/ IN A GRAVEYARD
12/ BEING SATISFIED WITH ONES HONE , AND
13/ SLEEPING IN THE SITTING POSITION .
-BUDDHA DENOUNCED ASCETIC PRACTICES , THOUGH THESE HAVE BEEN PRACTICED BY BUDDHIST MONKS
- A FULLY ORDAINED MONK -- BHIKKHU , GOLONG , PIGU , BIKU --- A BUDDHIST MONK WHO HAS TAKEN THE LIGHER ORDINATION ANHD THE 250 PRECEPTS , WHO HAS LEFT HOME , IS FULLY ORDAINED TO FOLLOW THE WAY OF THE BUDDHA , AND DEPENDS ON ALMS FOR A LIVING
full name : NGUYEN MINH PHUC - THICH TAM PHUC - 8-4-1999
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