Mike Cross - Abandoning Ideas

Mike Cross

Abandoning Ideas

Translations from the Sanskrit of Aśvaghoṣa

Mike Cross. Aśvaghoṣa, Buddhacarita, Saundarananda, Buddhism, Buddha, Dhamma, Dharma

Mike Cross


Introduction 1: The Birth of Something Beautiful 2: Faring Well within the Battlements 3: Arising of Nervous Excitement 4: Warding ‘Women’ Away 5: Getting Well & Truly Out 6: Chandaka & Turning Back 7: Entering the Woods of Painful Practice 8: Lamenting from within the Battlements 9: The Seeking of a Prince 10: Śreṇya Drawing Near 11: Blaming Desires 12: Seeing Arāḍa 13: Victory Over Māra 14: The Transcendent Total Awakening Introduction 1: A Portrait of Kapilavāstu 2: A Portrait of the King 3: A Portrait of the Tathāgata 4: A Wife’s Appeal 5: Nanda Is Caused to Go Forth 6: A Wife’s Lament 7: Nanda’s Lament 8: A Tirade against Women 9: Negation of Vanity 10: A Vision of Heaven 11: Negation of Heaven 12: Gaining a Foothold 13: Defeating the Power of the Senses 14: Stepping into Action 15: Abandoning Ideas 16: Exposition of the Noble Truths 17: Obtaining the Deathless Nectar 18: Knowing & Affirming Buy a Printed Edition Online download all the Buddhacarita mp3s Aśvaghoṣa’s Gold (PDF) Aśvaghoṣa’s Gold (ePub) Aśvaghoṣa’s Gold (mobi)