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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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Buddhist Chant - Prajna Paramita Heart Mantra - Heart Sutra
Buddhist Chant - Prajna Paramita Heart Mantra - Heart Sutra
Published: 2012/04/14
Channel: UPyourMIND
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
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Journey Into Buddhism: Prajna Earth
Journey Into Buddhism: Prajna Earth
Published: 2013/12/21
Channel: PBS
Prajna - Buddha at the Gas Pump Interview
Prajna - Buddha at the Gas Pump Interview
Published: 2014/04/14
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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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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
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GREATEST BUDDHA MUSIC of All Time - Buddhism Songs | Dharani | Mantra for Buddhist, Sound of Buddha
GREATEST BUDDHA MUSIC of All Time - Buddhism Songs | Dharani | Mantra for Buddhist, Sound of Buddha
Published: 2015/05/22
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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 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
Channel: dianapeaceful
Prajna: Most Important Buddhist Word?
Prajna: Most Important Buddhist Word?
Published: 2016/10/05
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Mantra Of Avalokiteshvara | Medicine Buddha Mantra
Mantra Of Avalokiteshvara | Medicine Buddha Mantra
Published: 2012/02/07
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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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Juniper Prajna chanting the Medicine Buddha Mantra!
Juniper Prajna chanting the Medicine Buddha Mantra!
Published: 2015/03/24
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Practical Buddhist Wisdom: Change
Practical Buddhist Wisdom: Change
Published: 2014/01/06
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 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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Juniper Prajna chanting the Medicine Buddha Mantra.
Juniper Prajna chanting the Medicine Buddha Mantra.
Published: 2015/03/24
Channel: Mihaela Wachsman
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
Om Mani Padme Hum ♥ Beautiful Live Shining Third Eye Wallpaper With Best Buddha Buddhist Song Music
Om Mani Padme Hum ♥ Beautiful Live Shining Third Eye Wallpaper With Best Buddha Buddhist Song Music
Published: 2014/11/18
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Ven. Dr. Jabo Prajna - The Buddha
Ven. Dr. Jabo Prajna - The Buddha's Four Noble Truths
Published: 2016/12/26
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Platform Sutra: All 10 Chapters [English Zen/Chan Buddhism Sutras Audiobook Part 3B of 7] (1080P)
Platform Sutra: All 10 Chapters [English Zen/Chan Buddhism Sutras Audiobook Part 3B of 7] (1080P)
Published: 2017/02/18
Channel: Dharmachakra Wheel of the Dharma
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
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
[English] The Heart Sutra - Lecture 1 - Ven. Guan Cheng
[English] The Heart Sutra - Lecture 1 - Ven. Guan Cheng
Published: 2015/09/01
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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
Pan͂n͂ā Pāramī by Ven K Sumanarathana Thero -  Scottish Buddhist Vihara
Pan͂n͂ā Pāramī by Ven K Sumanarathana Thero - Scottish Buddhist Vihara
Published: 2014/08/18
Channel: Scottish Vihara
Om Mani Padme Hum
Om Mani Padme Hum
Published: 2015/05/04
Channel: Strumm Spiritual
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
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
Channel: gergesk
The Heart Sutra Buddhist Chanting (English)
The Heart Sutra Buddhist Chanting (English)
Published: 2010/08/21
Channel: 89992
Heart Sutra in English
Heart Sutra in English
Published: 2009/11/05
Channel: Empty Gate Zen Center
Buddhism Education - Prajna ( 1 of 2 )
Buddhism Education - Prajna ( 1 of 2 )
Published: 2016/12/13
Channel: Namo Amitabha
Prajna Paramita  ( Buddhist Enchant Song )
Prajna Paramita ( Buddhist Enchant Song )
Published: 2013/10/26
Channel: Sweet65
Anatta Campbell, Prajna— Ordinary Buddha
Anatta Campbell, Prajna— Ordinary Buddha
Published: 2015/03/19
Channel: Awakening Prajna
Vajracchedika Prajna Paramita Sutra (Diamond Sutra)
Vajracchedika Prajna Paramita Sutra (Diamond Sutra)
Published: 2013/07/11
Channel: Tashi Thupten
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Published: 2016/05/22
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Buddha Quote of Wisdom
Buddha Quote of Wisdom
Published: 2013/01/26
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Buddhism Basics 5 Panna Wisdom
Buddhism Basics 5 Panna Wisdom
Published: 2014/02/01
Channel: Volusia Buddhist Fellowship
Buddhism Education - Prajna ( 2 of 2 )
Buddhism Education - Prajna ( 2 of 2 )
Published: 2016/12/13
Channel: Namo Amitabha
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
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Heart Sutra (Prajñāpāramitā Hṛdaya): Buddhist Chant
Heart Sutra (Prajñāpāramitā Hṛdaya): Buddhist Chant
Published: 2010/02/20
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Buddhism Crystals Music Album
Buddhism Crystals Music Album
Published: 2013/04/08
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MAHA PRAJNA BUDDHIST UNIVERSIY INDONESIA
MAHA PRAJNA BUDDHIST UNIVERSIY INDONESIA
Published: 2013/06/13
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Heart Sutra (Music by Imee Ooi) - Lyrics Sanskrit and English
Heart Sutra (Music by Imee Ooi) - Lyrics Sanskrit and English
Published: 2010/04/14
Channel: ZenLiem
Prajna Buddha
Prajna Buddha
Published: 2014/11/22
Channel: Dutavira Bhiksu
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
Channel: Buddhist Music
Prajna Paramita Hrdaya Sutra (Heart Sutra) In Sanskrit w/ Lyrics
Prajna Paramita Hrdaya Sutra (Heart Sutra) In Sanskrit w/ Lyrics
Published: 2014/07/06
Channel: Felix Makmur
Mantra of Avalokiteshvara (New Version) with Lyrics
Mantra of Avalokiteshvara (New Version) with Lyrics
Published: 2014/09/25
Channel: thebuddhism
Buddhist Chant - Heart Sutra (Sanskrit) by Imee Ooi
Buddhist Chant - Heart Sutra (Sanskrit) by Imee Ooi
Published: 2016/02/06
Channel: Buddha
Chant Buddha
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Published: 2014/07/01
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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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