Hua-Yen Buddhism: the jewel net of Indra – Download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or view presentation slides online. Cook, Francis H. Published Hua-Yen Buddhism has 41 ratings and 8 reviews. Mike said: I love the Huayen vision, and this book is a lovely introduction to s Cook, now an ad. And yet the many things do not hinder each other. In his book Hua-yen Buddhism : The Jewel Net of Indra (Pennsylvania State University Press.

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Wirunwan rated it it was amazing Mar 31, The Practice of Huayan Buddhism, http: This is probably the best and most straightforward English language introduction to Hua-yen thought. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Books by Francis Harold Cook. Brandon Lott rated it liked it Sep 15, Hua-yen is a cosmic ecology, which views all existence as an organic unity, so it has an obvious appeal to the modern individual, both students and layman.

Indra’s net

Authentic English TranslationAgniveer, pp. Thanks for telling us about the problem. None of the other jewels interfere with this. Cook No preview available – Hua-yen Buddhism strongly resembles Whitehead’s process philosophy, and has strong implications for modern philosophy and religion.

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Oct 14, Jennifer rated it it was ok. If all jewels are present within each jewel, it is also the case that if you sit in one jewel you sit in all jewels at the same time. By that net, O Indra, pounce upon all the enemies so that none of the enemies may escape the arrest and punishment.

The net was one of the weapons of the sky-god Indra, used to snare and entangle enemies. My library Help Advanced Book Search. The inverse is also understood in the same way.

A good slim read. If we now o select one of these jewels for inspection and look closely at it, we will discover that in its polished surface there are reflected all the other jewels in the net, infinite in number.

Dzieglersf rated it it was amazing May 22, I really enjoyed it, and even though the philosophy can be confusing, it was explained clearly and in many different ways. Not for a novice–well, not for an intermediate for that matter. The progression is infinite, like the jewels of Celestial Lord Indra’s Net: It is called Indra’s Net. This book is a description and analysis het the Buddhlsm form of Buddhism called Hua-yen or Hwa-yeaFlower Ornament, based largely on one of the more systematic treatises of its third patriarch.

This individual jewel can immediately reflect the image of every other jewel.

Just as one goes into one jewel and thus enters every other jewel while never leaving this one jewel, so too one enters any jewel while never leaving this particular jewel. Keeney Limited preview – The Indian Background of Huayen. Everything that exists, or has ever existed, every idea that can be thought about, every datum that is true—every dharma, in the language of Indian philosophy—is a pearl in Indra’s net. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Huaa-yen is the case with this jewel, this is furthermore the case with all the rest of the jewels—each and every jewel simultaneously and immediately reflects each and every other jewel, ad infinitum.

This stretched my brain and opened my heart – what more could I ask for?

Hua-Yen Buddhism: The Jewel Net of Indra By Francis H. Cook

Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Francis Cook’s writing reflects this to some extent, which lends a somewhat dated quality to the discussion, especially early on.

In the Huayan school of Chinese Buddhismwhich follows the Avatamsaka Sutrathe image of “Indra’s net” is used to describe the interconnectedness of the universe. Alison rated it liked it May 29, IndraAvatamsaka Sutraand Huayan school.

The Part and the Whole.

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