Entering the Stream to Enlightenment - Experiences of the Stages of the Buddhist Path in Contemporary Sri Lanka - Yuki Sirimane

Entering the Stream to Enlightenment - Experiences of the Stages of the Buddhist Path in Contemporary Sri Lanka - Yuki Sirimane

Noble persons and the nature of their fetter-breaking-experiences

Entering the Stream to Enlightenment - Experiences of the Stages of the Buddhist Path in Contemporary Sri Lanka - Yuki Sirimane

Yuki Sirimane [+-]
Yuki Sirimane is an Attorney-at-Law. She holds a Doctorate in Buddhist Studies from the Postgraduate Institute of Pāli and Buddhist Studies, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.

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Having established in Chapter 4, the significance of the fact that there is a distinction between the fetter-breaking-experience and its effect, Chapter 5, “Noble persons and the nature of their fetter-breaking experience” proceeds to analyze the nature of different types of fetter-breaking-experiences and their respective effects. It sets out in detail:) Types of Noble persons 2) Analysis of the “fetter-breaking-experience” both in terms of the Pāli Nikāyas and Visuddhimagga and in terms of the expressions found in the field research such as “cessation,” “complete emptiness” “a strange experience” “tapering off” etc3) Differences between the fetter-breaking-experience and other religious experiences: Differentiating the fetter-breaking-experience from similar Buddhist and non-Buddhist religious experiences such as turiya in the Upaniṣads or the Islamic sufi experiences4) An analysis of the re-experiencing of the fetter-breaking-experience [phala-samāpatti]:5) Differences between phala-samāpatti and cessation of perception and feeling [nirodha-samāpatti]: This includes a comparison of these two states and it contrasts them with the fetter-breaking-experience.

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Sirimane, Yukie . Noble persons and the nature of their fetter-breaking-experiences. Entering the Stream to Enlightenment - Experiences of the Stages of the Buddhist Path in Contemporary Sri Lanka. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 87-119 Jun 2016. ISBN 9781781792049. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=24150. Date accessed: 17 Jun 2019 doi: 10.1558/equinox.24150. Jun 2016

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