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Letter Sent to Lama Lhumgompa, by Chöjé Marpa Sheyrab Yéshey

Letter Sent to Lama Lhumgompa, by Chöjé Marpa Sheyrab Yéshey


Site Update: March 19, 2016

  Hello! My name is Lukyan Mraz, and i am going to be doing some website design and maintenance here.  I hope that you enjoy all that this site has to offer, and continue to come back and see what additions and improvements we’ve made. I’d like to receive feedback from the visitors here, so i encourage you to post comments, and soon there should be a form to submit Questions or Suggestions as well. (see more site news)

Review of David J. Kalupahana’s ‘Ethics in Early Buddhism’ (1995)

Well-written, thought-provoking, and often deeply perceptive, the late Sri Lankan scholar David J. Kalupahana’s Ethics in Early Buddhism is a concise introduction to the subject of Buddhist ethics in early Buddhism, based primarily on the Pāli textual sources thought to be historically earliest. It aims to provide a philosophical investigation, focused on history and epistemology, into the underlying principles of Buddhist ethics, as well as its relationship to other forms of Indian and Western ethical thought. Kalupahana’s core ethical analysis is centered on dependent arising (paṭiccasamuppāda) as a guiding reference point.

A Call for Sponsorship

If you enjoy or have benefited from the translations and essays on and the work of Erick Tsiknopoulos and the Sugatagarbha Translation Group, please consider making a donation or recurring sponsorship.