Ideas of Ashvaghosha, by Theme

[Indian, fl. 50, Buddhist poet.]

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1. Philosophy / D. Nature of Philosophy / 2. Invocation to Philosophy
Pursue truth with the urgency of someone whose clothes are on fire
16. Persons / B. Concept of the Self / 6. Denial of the Self
When the Buddha reached the highest level of insight, he could detect no self in the world
29. Religion / D. Spiritual Disciplines / 3. Buddhism
The first stage of trance is calm amidst applied and discursive thinking
The Buddha sought ultimate reality and the final goal of existence in his meditations
The Eightfold Path concerns morality, wisdom, and tranquillity
29. Religion / E. Immortality / 4. Heaven
At the end of a saint, he is not located in space, but just ceases to be disturbed