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Prajna: As if the Buddha Were Talking in Your Brain -Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche. Shambhala
Prajna: As if the Buddha Were Talking in Your Brain -Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche. Shambhala
Published: 2012/05/04
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Prajna: Most Important Buddhist Word?
Prajna: Most Important Buddhist Word?
Published: 2016/10/05
Channel: acalaacala
Essence of the Prajna Paramita Heart Sutra  般若波罗蜜多心经-佛母心咒
Essence of the Prajna Paramita Heart Sutra 般若波罗蜜多心经-佛母心咒
Published: 2013/09/18
Channel: ellison in wonderland
Buddhist Chant - Prajna Paramita Heart Mantra - Heart Sutra
Buddhist Chant - Prajna Paramita Heart Mantra - Heart Sutra
Published: 2012/04/14
Channel: UPyourMIND
[English] The Heart Sutra - Lecture 1 - Ven. Guan Cheng
[English] The Heart Sutra - Lecture 1 - Ven. Guan Cheng
Published: 2015/09/01
Channel: Buddhist Temple
Soto Zen - Heart Sutra / 曹洞宗大本山總持寺 - 般若波羅蜜多心經
Soto Zen - Heart Sutra / 曹洞宗大本山總持寺 - 般若波羅蜜多心經
Published: 2015/03/12
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♫ PRAJNA PARAMITA HRDAYA SUTRAM SANSKRIT ★ Imee Ooi ★ Prajna Paramita Heart Sutra Mantra with Lyrics
♫ PRAJNA PARAMITA HRDAYA SUTRAM SANSKRIT ★ Imee Ooi ★ Prajna Paramita Heart Sutra Mantra with Lyrics
Published: 2017/08/18
Channel: Buddha Channel - Best Buddhism Videos for Buddhist
Buddhism Education - Our intrinsic nature wisdom (Prajna) ( 2 of 2 )
Buddhism Education - Our intrinsic nature wisdom (Prajna) ( 2 of 2 )
Published: 2016/12/12
Channel: Namo Amitabha
Buddhism Education - Prajna ( 2 of 2 )
Buddhism Education - Prajna ( 2 of 2 )
Published: 2016/12/13
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New York Buddha Dharma   Prajna and Compassion   John Baker   October 2, 2017
New York Buddha Dharma Prajna and Compassion John Baker October 2, 2017
Published: 2017/10/03
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Buddhism Education - Our intrinsic nature wisdom (Prajna) ( 1of 2 )
Buddhism Education - Our intrinsic nature wisdom (Prajna) ( 1of 2 )
Published: 2016/12/12
Channel: Namo Amitabha
Ven. Dr. Jabo Prajna - The Buddha
Ven. Dr. Jabo Prajna - The Buddha's Four Noble Truths
Published: 2016/12/26
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Imee Ooi - Prajnaparamita Hrdaya Sutra - Heart Sutra - Buddhism | Buddha | Buddhist Mantra
Imee Ooi - Prajnaparamita Hrdaya Sutra - Heart Sutra - Buddhism | Buddha | Buddhist Mantra
Published: 2014/09/03
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Journey Into Buddhism: Prajna Earth
Journey Into Buddhism: Prajna Earth
Published: 2013/12/21
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Prajna - Buddha at the Gas Pump Interview
Prajna - Buddha at the Gas Pump Interview
Published: 2014/04/14
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Anatta Campbell, Prajna— Ordinary Buddha
Anatta Campbell, Prajna— Ordinary Buddha
Published: 2015/03/19
Channel: Awakening Prajna
 HEART SUTRA (in Mandarin)- Heart of the Prajna-Paramita
 HEART SUTRA (in Mandarin)- Heart of the Prajna-Paramita
Published: 2011/11/17
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Great Heart Wisdom MEDITATION: The Prajna Paramita Heart Sutra -Buddhist Chant
Great Heart Wisdom MEDITATION: The Prajna Paramita Heart Sutra -Buddhist Chant
Published: 2017/12/04
Channel: Tamu Ngina
The Heart Sutra Buddhist Chanting (English)
The Heart Sutra Buddhist Chanting (English)
Published: 2010/08/21
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The Prajna Paramita Mantra - Buddhist Chants in Praise of the Sacred Feminine
The Prajna Paramita Mantra - Buddhist Chants in Praise of the Sacred Feminine
Published: 2013/03/20
Channel: indiajiva
The Dalai Lama Teaching on Nagarjuna
The Dalai Lama Teaching on Nagarjuna's Bodhichittavivarana
Published: 2015/05/18
Channel: PrajnaUpadesa
Dalai Lama reciting prajna paramita heart sutra mantra - gate gate paragate parasamgate bodhi svaha
Dalai Lama reciting prajna paramita heart sutra mantra - gate gate paragate parasamgate bodhi svaha
Published: 2012/02/01
Channel: Lobsang1008
Tenzin Palmo "Wisdom Of Emptiness" Buddhism/Buddhist
Tenzin Palmo "Wisdom Of Emptiness" Buddhism/Buddhist
Published: 2016/04/01
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♫ BUDDHA MUSIC ★ The Best of Imee Ooi ★ 2 HOUR Playlist of Buddha Mantra Music | Buddhist Music
♫ BUDDHA MUSIC ★ The Best of Imee Ooi ★ 2 HOUR Playlist of Buddha Mantra Music | Buddhist Music
Published: 2017/08/23
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Buddhist Chant - Heart Sutra Complete Version HD
Buddhist Chant - Heart Sutra Complete Version HD
Published: 2012/08/30
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Prajna, the Innate Wisdom: Won Buddhism Dharma Talk by Rev. Yoo Dosung
Prajna, the Innate Wisdom: Won Buddhism Dharma Talk by Rev. Yoo Dosung
Published: 2012/08/04
Channel: Won Dharma Center
Retreat with Alan Wallace #6 | Prajna: meditation, vipassana, emptiness, wisdom  (day 3, morning)
Retreat with Alan Wallace #6 | Prajna: meditation, vipassana, emptiness, wisdom (day 3, morning)
Published: 2016/02/22
Channel: CEBB - Centro de Estudos Budistas Bodisatva
Buddhist Mantra - Prajna Mantra 般若心咒 Heart Sutra HD 1080p
Buddhist Mantra - Prajna Mantra 般若心咒 Heart Sutra HD 1080p
Published: 2016/05/26
Channel: Relaxing Music World
Mantra Of Avalokiteshvara | Medicine Buddha Mantra
Mantra Of Avalokiteshvara | Medicine Buddha Mantra
Published: 2012/02/07
Channel: Meditation1805
Shuddha Buddha hey prajna niranjan
Shuddha Buddha hey prajna niranjan
Published: 2016/12/13
Channel: Vikramark Atri
Prajna - Buddha at the Gas Pump Interview
Prajna - Buddha at the Gas Pump Interview
Published: 2017/12/05
Channel: Grim Mccleean
Prajna Buddha
Prajna Buddha
Published: 2014/11/22
Channel: Dutavira Bhiksu
Heart Sutra in English
Heart Sutra in English
Published: 2009/11/05
Channel: Empty Gate Zen Center
Heart Sutra (Prajna Paramitha Hridaya Sutra) - lyrics Sanskrit and English
Heart Sutra (Prajna Paramitha Hridaya Sutra) - lyrics Sanskrit and English
Published: 2010/04/14
Channel: ZenLiem
Prajna Paramita - Heart Sutra - Chua Loc Uyen Vietnamese Buddhist Temple - West Palm Beach, Fl
Prajna Paramita - Heart Sutra - Chua Loc Uyen Vietnamese Buddhist Temple - West Palm Beach, Fl
Published: 2013/08/07
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Published: 2016/05/22
Channel: Swami Satchidanand
Mahasiwa/i Sekolah Tinggi Agama Buddha Maha prajna jakarta
Mahasiwa/i Sekolah Tinggi Agama Buddha Maha prajna jakarta
Published: 2012/06/25
Channel: dharmaprajna
Henry Li Carving the "Prajna Mountain Buddhist Order" Seal
Henry Li Carving the "Prajna Mountain Buddhist Order" Seal
Published: 2014/12/01
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MAHA PRAJNA BUDDHIST UNIVERSIY INDONESIA
MAHA PRAJNA BUDDHIST UNIVERSIY INDONESIA
Published: 2013/06/13
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Buddhist Wisdom
Buddhist Wisdom
Published: 2009/07/16
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Buddhist Meditation Music: Tibetan Monks Chant Prajnaparamita-Hrdaya Sutra - Heart Sutra
Buddhist Meditation Music: Tibetan Monks Chant Prajnaparamita-Hrdaya Sutra - Heart Sutra
Published: 2017/04/22
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S.Mandelker PhD: Form & Emptiness in Buddhist View
S.Mandelker PhD: Form & Emptiness in Buddhist View
Published: 2017/04/17
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Mantra of Avalokiteshvara, Om Mani Padme Hum, Prajna-paramita Hrdaya
Mantra of Avalokiteshvara, Om Mani Padme Hum, Prajna-paramita Hrdaya
Published: 2012/02/22
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Buddha and Mind - Prajna Paramita Heart Mantra,Amituofo,Mantra Of Avalokiteshvara
Buddha and Mind - Prajna Paramita Heart Mantra,Amituofo,Mantra Of Avalokiteshvara
Published: 2017/03/20
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Prajna Paramita Hrdaya Sutram 心經梵唱 - The Shore Beyond 彼岸 (黃慧音 Imee Ooi)
Prajna Paramita Hrdaya Sutram 心經梵唱 - The Shore Beyond 彼岸 (黃慧音 Imee Ooi)
Published: 2012/10/21
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[Wisdom Teachings of the Buddha] The Dhammapada, Audiobook
[Wisdom Teachings of the Buddha] The Dhammapada, Audiobook
Published: 2015/02/24
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Pabbajja Sramanera Th 2008 Vihara Lalitavistara Sekolah Tinggi Agama Buddha Maha prajna
Pabbajja Sramanera Th 2008 Vihara Lalitavistara Sekolah Tinggi Agama Buddha Maha prajna
Published: 2012/06/23
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Juniper Prajna chanting the Medicine Buddha Mantra!
Juniper Prajna chanting the Medicine Buddha Mantra!
Published: 2015/03/24
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Om Mani Padme Hum ♥ Beautiful Live Shining Third Eye Wallpaper With Best Buddha Buddhist Song Music
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Buddhist
Perfections
 
10 pāramīs
dāna
sīla
nekkhamma
paññā
viriya
khanti
sacca
adhiṭṭhāna
mettā
upekkhā
   
6 pāramitās
dāna
sīla
kṣānti
vīrya
dhyāna
prajñā
 
Colored items are in both lists.
Mañjuśrī, the bodhisattva of wisdom. China, 9th–10th century

Prajñā (Sanskrit) or paññā (Pāli) "wisdom" is insight in the true nature of reality, namely primarily anicca (impermanence), dukkha (dissatisfaction or suffering), anattā (non-self) and śūnyatā (emptiness).

Etymology[edit]

Prajñā is often translated as "wisdom", but is closer in meaning to "insight", "discriminating knowledge", or "intuitive apprehension".[1]

  • jñā can be translated as "consciousness", "knowledge", or "understanding".[web 1]
  • Pra is an intensifier which can be translated as "higher", "greater", "supreme" or "premium",[web 2] or "being born or springing up",[2] referring to a spontaneous type of knowing.[2]

Understanding in the Buddhist traditions[edit]

Paññā is the fourth virtue of ten Theravāda pāramitās, and the sixth of the six Mahāyāna pāramitās.

Theravada Buddhism[edit]

In the Pāli Canon, paññā is concentrated insight into the three characteristics of all things, namely impermanence, suffering and no-self, and the four noble truths.[3][4][5]

In the 5th-century exegetical work Visuddhimagga, one of the most revered books in Theravada Buddhism, Buddhaghoṣa states that the function of paññā is "to abolish the darkness of delusion".[6]

Mahāyāna Buddhism[edit]

In Mahayana Buddhism, the importance of prajna was stressed in combination with karuna, compassion. It took a central place in the Prajñā-pāramitā Sutras, such as the Heart Sutra. Prajna is spoken of as the principal means of attaining nirvāna, through its revelation of the true nature of all things as emptiness.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Keown 2003, p. 218.
  2. ^ a b Loy 1997, p. 136.
  3. ^ Steven Collins (1998). Nirvana and Other Buddhist Felicities. Cambridge University Press. p. 140. ISBN 978-0-521-57054-1. 
  4. ^ Richard Gombrich (2006). Theravada Buddhism. Routledge. p. 47. ISBN 978-1-134-90352-8. , Quote: "All phenomenal existence [in Buddhism] is said to have three interlocking characteristics: impermanence, suffering and lack of soul or essence."
  5. ^ Carl Olson (2005). The Different Paths of Buddhism: A Narrative-Historical Introduction. Rutgers University Press. pp. 63–64. ISBN 978-0-8135-3778-8. 
  6. ^ Buddhaghosa & Ñāṇamoli 1999, p. 437.

Sources[edit]

Published sources[edit]

  • Buddhaghosa; Bhikkhu Ñāṇamoli (1999), The Path of Purification: Visuddhimagga, Buddhist Publication Society, ISBN 1-928706-00-2 
  • Keown, Damien (2003), A Dictionary of Buddhism, Oxford University Press 
  • Loy, David (1997), Nonduality. A Study in Comparative Philosophy, Humanity Books 
  • Nyanaponika Thera; Bhikkhu Bodhi (1999), Numerical Discourses of the Buddha: An Anthology of Suttas from the Anguttara Nikaya, Altamira Press, ISBN 0-7425-0405-0 
  • Rhys Davids, T. W.; Stede, William (1921–25), The Pali Text Society’s Pali–English Dictionary, Pali Text Society 

Web-sources[edit]

  1. ^ See, e.g., Monier-Williams (1899), "jña," p. 425 (retrieved 14 August 2012 from "Cologne U." at mw0425-jehila.pdf).
  2. ^ See, e.g., Monier-Williams (1899), "prā," p. 652 (retrieved 14 Aug. 2012 from "Cologne U." at http://www.sanskrit-lexicon.uni-koeln.de/cgi-bin/monier/serveimg.pl?file=/scans/MWScan/MWScanjpg/mw0659-prajalpana.jpg)

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