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Arhat, ( Sanskrit: “one who is worthy”) , Pali arahant, in Buddhism, a perfected person, one who has gained insight into the true nature of existence and has ...

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Does a layman arhat die the same day?1 - The Dharmafarers
There is the well known tradition that if a lay person were to become an arhat,2 he must ordain the very same day, or he will die (pass away into parinirvana) that  ...
To be Bodhisattva, be arhat first - The Dharmafarers
To be Bodhisattva, be arhat first1. If we care to spend some time studying the early Buddhist texts, we would notice that, contrary to common Mahayana belief,  ...
The Ways of the Arhat and of the Bodhisattva Ken Holmes, March
lesser way and the greater way, the ways of Shravaka to become an Arhat and the way of the Bodhisattva to become a Buddha. i. Oh dear!
33 On Arhats - The Zen Site
Mar 26, 2008 33. On Arhats. (Arakan).
THE ARHAT PROJECT
THE ARHAT PROJECT. · a Residential Spiritual Community and an Experiment in Sacred Living ·. An outline proposal by Richard Harvey.

Suggested News Resources

Princeton's Robert Wright talks meditation, ethics, and awakening with Daniel
In the following clip, Wright interviews Daniel Ingram, a somewhat controversial figure in contemporary Western Buddhist thought.
Watch This Master Artist Create A Stunning Buddhist Statue
In the short film "The Eye-Opener," director François Schick takes viewers inside the Nalanda Monastery, a Tibetan Buddhist monastery located in Southern France. The film shows a Nepalese artist completing a statue of one of Buddha's arhats (disciples) ...
Monk in a Red Robe
The scroll, 26 x 52 centimeters, ink and color on paper, depicts rather realistically a preaching monk, or, to be more precise, an arhat, a Buddhist who has attained nirvana. A halo in the painting denotes his saintly status.
Longmen Grottoes temple carved from a mountain revealed in photos
Watch "The Eye-Opener," a beautiful short film about making Buddhist statuary

Suggested Web Resources

Arhat - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Theravada Buddhism defines arhat (Sanskrit) or arahant (Pali) as "one who is worthy" or as a "perfected person" having attained nirvana. Other Buddhist ...
arhat | Buddhism | Britannica.com
Arhat, ( Sanskrit: “one who is worthy”) , Pali arahant, in Buddhism, a perfected person, one who has gained insight into the true nature of existence and has ...
Buddhist Sages: The Sravakas (Arhats) Tibetan Lohans - BuddhaNet
The Sixteen Arhats or Arahants are 'saints' or sages who have fully realized for themselves the Buddhist Doctrine, and have attained freedom from the cycle of ...
Arhat | Define Arhat at Dictionary.com
Arhat definition, a Buddhist who has attained Nirvana through rigorous discipline and ascetic practices. See more.
Arhat - Buddhism - Oxford Bibliographies
Dec 15, 2011 Theravada Buddhism regards the arhat as a being who has completed the path to enlightenment by transcending the ordinary human state ...

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