Prajnaparamita in Theravada?

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atulo
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Prajnaparamita in Theravada?

Postby atulo » Sun Jun 13, 2010 9:56 am

I wonder if anybody knows any Sutta which could contadict Prajnaparamita texts. Is there any expert? :thinking:

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Re: Prajnaparamita in Theravada?

Postby Paul Davy » Sun Jun 13, 2010 10:02 am

Greetings Atulo,

atulo wrote:I wonder if anybody knows any Sutta which could contadict Prajnaparamita texts. Is there any expert? :thinking:

That's a pretty broad request... any specific aspect of the Prajnaparamita texts?

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Re: Prajnaparamita in Theravada?

Postby atulo » Sun Jun 13, 2010 10:07 am

parsticular aspect?! Are there many? Oh dear, I should study it better. But is it possible to make a general overview?
I guess I haven't properly prepared for this big discussion, but I hope I could get some points. :shrug:

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Re: Prajnaparamita in Theravada?

Postby tiltbillings » Sun Jun 13, 2010 10:24 am

atulo wrote:I wonder if anybody knows any Sutta which could contadict Prajnaparamita texts. Is there any expert?
Naw. They are all in - not surprisingly - perfect agreement.
    >> Do you see a man wise [enlightened/ariya] in his own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for him.<<
    -- Proverbs 26:12

This being is bound to samsara, kamma is his means for going beyond. -- SN I, 38.

“Of course it is happening inside your head, Harry, but why on earth should that mean that it is not real?” HPatDH p.723


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