MORALITY, MEDITATION AND WISDOM: A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF THE TEACHINGS OF MASTER HUINENG AND LUANGPOR TEEAN
This paper will examine the relevant literature recording the teachings of Master Huineng and Luangpor Teean.In particular, we review and study different versions of “Platform Sutra” both in Chinese and English, and also examine the published teachings of LP Teean in English. Next, it will provide a brief introduction of the life-stories of the two masters, and then it will proceed to compare their teachings on Sila-Samādhi-Paññā, a Pali term which is often translated as morality (or precepts), meditation (or concentration), or wisdom. The main conclusion of this paper is that the teachings of the two masters on SilaSamādhi-Paññā have many important similarities while having other distinct features.
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