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5. Kathavatthu (“subjects of discussion”): This work deals with wrong views. It was compiled as a result of schismatic disagreements among the early 18 schools of Buddhism. Written as a debate between two people, it involves 1,000 statements about the Matika, each analyzed in depth. The Kathavatthu was said to have been recited at the Third Council of Buddhism. 6. Yamaka (“book of pairs”): This work discusses the relationship between dhammas, elements of existence, and puggalas (in Sanskrit, pudgalas, “individuals” or “selves”).

Since 1979 several prime ministers have visited the shrine, causing diplomatic complaints and demonstrations in other Asian countries, whose people generally see the visits as a sign of Japan’s lack of remorse for its actions during the war. Chronology 1871 ¶ The entire Pali Tripitaka is carved on 729 marble slabs, as instructed by the Burmese king Mondon. This collection is still visible at the Kuthodaw temple in Mandalay, Myanmar. xxxiii J training under Soyen Shaku (1859–1919). Suzuki later writes more than 100 books and is instrumental in explaining Buddhism to the modern West.

5. Kathavatthu (“subjects of discussion”): This work deals with wrong views. It was compiled as a result of schismatic disagreements among the early 18 schools of Buddhism. Written as a debate between two people, it involves 1,000 statements about the Matika, each analyzed in depth. The Kathavatthu was said to have been recited at the Third Council of Buddhism. 6. Yamaka (“book of pairs”): This work discusses the relationship between dhammas, elements of existence, and puggalas (in Sanskrit, pudgalas, “individuals” or “selves”).

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