The Sacred Books and Early Literature of the East, Vol. 10: India and Buddhism (Classic Reprint)

The Sacred Books and Early Literature of the East, Vol. 10: India and Buddhism (Classic Reprint)


The Sacred Books and Early Literature of the East, Vol. 10: India and Buddhism (Classic Reprint)

 


by
Charles Francis Horne

  • Author: Charles Francis Horne
  • Type: DjVu format
  • Pages: 432 pages
  • ISBN: none
  • ASIN: 9781333495442
  • Edition Language: English


  • Excerpt from The Sacred Books and Early Literature of the East, Vol. 10: India and Buddhism It has been pointed out by our Western thinkers that in such a system there is very little use for God; there is per haps no room for him.

    Hence Buddhism has been frequently accused of being a form of atheism. Book The Sacred Books and Early Literature of the East, Vol. 10: India and Buddhism (Classic Reprint) Its believers deny this; they are willing to accept any number of deities.

    Only their thought centers not on gods, but on man, on mans progress rising or falling through many transmigrations of body, but always capable of attaining superiority to and thus escape from the wheel of life. Man, the immaterial spirit, may rise above both the material and the immaterial world, and thereby reach Nirvana.

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