Re: Paramitas Of Buddhism ??? :) Whence VIRAGA ?
Oct 27, 1998 10:54 AM
by Dallas TenBroeck
Thanks Rich - am also seeking to find out why -- HPB put it in
from the Senzar she says, and it is a kind of "balance principle"
as it has 3 aspects.
1. indifference to pleasure and to pain,
2. illusion conquered,
3. truth alone perceived.
I think Mr. Wadia wrote on this in the TM in his Studies in the
Voice. - will check
> From: "Richard Taylor" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Monday, October 26, 1998 7:18 PM
> Subject: Paramitas Of Buddhism ??? :)
In a message dated 10/26/98 11:23:15 PM, Dallas wrote:
What happened to VIRAGA Paramita ? is it not one of the
Buddhist paramitas ?>>
This was exactly my point, as I stated at the end of my comment.
Buddhist lists give the paramitas, six and ten in number, as you
can see for
yourself in HPB's footnote #2, page 52 of the Voice of the
Silence. She is
quite aware of traditional lists, but chooses to insert a *new*
called VIRAGA. My question is why? Blavatsky is neither
ignorant in my experience, so she must have a good reason for
choosing to add
a new seventh paramita. I simply don't know what that reason is,
and I'd like
to see the Telugu original which she claims to be translating the
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