5 edition of The Rhinoceros Sutta - Pamphlet found in the catalog.
September 15, 2006
by Kessinger Publishing, LLC
Written in English
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Translator's note: The refrain in this sutta is a subject of controversy. The text literally says, "Wander alone like a 'sword-horn,' which is the Pali term for rhinoceros.
The commentary, however, insists that this term refers not to the animal but to its horn, for the Indian rhinoceros, unlike the African, has only one horn. The Rhinoceros Sutra (Pali: Khaggavisāṇa-sutta; Sanskrit: Khaḍgaviṣāṇa-gāthā; Gāndhārī: Khargaviṣaṇa-sutra or Khargaviṣaṇa-gasa) is a very early Buddhist text advocating the merit of solitary asceticism for pursuing enlightenment as opposed to practicing as a householder or in a community of monastics.
The goal of this was to become a pratyekabuddha, who wandered alone. The Rhinoceros Sutra (Pali: Khaggavisāṇa-sutta; Sanskrit: Khaḍgaviṣāṇa Gāthā; Gāndhārī: Khargaviṣana-sutra) is a very early Buddhist text advocating the merit of solitary asceticism for pursuing enlightenment as opposed to practicing as a householder or in a community of monastics.
Khaggavisana Sutta: A Rhinoceros 9 Translator's note: The refrain in this sutta is a subject of controversy. The text literally says, "Wander alone like a 'sword-horn,' which is the Pali term for rhinoceros. The commentary, however, insists that this term refers not to the animal but to its horn, for the Indian rhinoceros, unlike.
Khaggavisana Sutta, literally, "A Rhinoceros Horn," or the Rhinoceros Sutra, is one of the earliest and more authentic expressions of original Buddhist thought.
The sutta is from the Pali collection of short texts known as the Kuddhhaka Nikava, the fifth division of the Sutta Pitaka. The Niddesa, a commentary in two parts on the contents of the Atthaka Vagga and portions of the Parayana Vagga, is included in the Pali Canon as a book of the Khuddaka Nikāya.
This commentary is traditionally attributed to Śāriputra, and its presence in the canon is regarded as evidence of the relatively early composition of the Sutta Nipata. The Sutta Nipata ("The Sutta Collection"), the fifth book of the Khuddaka Nikaya, consists of 71 short suttas divided into five chapters.
Two useful printed translations of the Sutta Nipata are K.R. Norman's The Rhinoceros Horn (Pali Text Society, ) and H. Khaggavisana Sutta: A Rhinoceros. Category People & Blogs; Show more Show less. Loading Autoplay When autoplay is enabled, a suggested video will automatically play next.
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For a sociable person there are allurements; on the heels of allurement, this pain. Seeing allurement's drawback, wander alone. Khaggavisana Sutta A Rhinoceros Horn Translated from the Pali by Thanissaro Bhikkhu For free distribution only. Renouncing violence for all living beings, harming not even a one, you would not wish for offspring, so how a companion.
Wander alone like a rhinoceros. For a sociable person there are allurements; on the heels of allurement, this pain. The Rhinoceros Horn and Other Early Buddhist Poems: The Group of Discourses (SUTTA-NIPATA, VOL 1) (English and Pali Edition) [Norman, K.
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standing alone. Khaggavisana Sutta. Rhinoceros Horn Sutra in original text. Question. I'm looking for the Rhinoceros Horn Sutra in what I believe is the Karosthi script. Does anyone know where I can find it.
1 comment. share. save hide report. 75% Upvoted. This thread is archived. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. Khaggavisana Sutta A Rhinoceros Horn. Translator's note: The Indian rhinoceros, unlike the African, has only one horn. Hence the recurrent image here. As noted under I.1, there is evidence suggesting that the verses here were originally separate poems.
What is a sutta. Suttas are the Buddhist scriptures that contain the teachings of the fully enlightened Buddha, Sidhatta Gotama. Theses suttas have been faithfully passed down to us over 2, years and are now available translated into very clear, modern English.
The Anguttara Nikaya, the fourth division of the Sutta Pitaka, consists of several thousand suttas arranged in eleven books (nipatas) according to numerical content. For example, the first nipata — the Book of the Ones — contains suttas concerning a single topic; the second nipata — the Book of the Twos — contains suttas concerning pairs of things (e.g., a sutta about tranquillity and.
The Sutta-nipata is one of the earliest texts of the Pali cannon, coming from the same period as the Dhammapada, before the monastic tradi-tion was strong. It was created by people as they practised and refers to “the wise one”, rather than to monks or nuns. In the present transla. Heart Sutra: Rhinoceros and Elephant.
Ma Ap The koan Aido offered two weeks ago was one from the title of her teacher’s book, Bring Me the Rhinoceros, by John Tarrant. It’s a very advanced koan, from the Book of Serenity, that would be given to a student who’s maybe passed a couple of hundred koans already and.
The Sutta Nipata, part of the Theravada Canon of Scripture, has long been a favorite of mine - this since becoming acquainted with its very first chapter (The Simile of the Snake) in an essay by the great Theravada Elder Nyanaponika Thera.
I also have the new translation by Bhikku Bodhi but the sheer size of the whole book, which includes notes Reviews: 5. Khaggavisana Sutta: A Rhinoceros.
Note: In going over this sutta, readers will find some sections which seem to have direct resonance, while others may appear controversial or contradictory to their views.
Some of the vocabulary is of its time and may seem out of place by modern standards.Rhinoceros are depicted in the Chauvet Cave in France, pictures dated to 10,–30, years ago.
Greek historian and geographer Agatharchides (2nd century BC) mentions the rhinoceros in his book On the Erythraean Sea.  There are legends about rhinoceroses stamping out fire in Burma, India, and Malaysia.This is a digital copy of a book that was preserved for generations on library shelves before it was carefully scanned by Google as part of a project to make the world’s books discoverable online.
It has survived long enough for the copyright to expire and the book to enter the public domain. A public domain book is one that was never subject.