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Yasodhara, the wife of the Bodhisattva

translations of the Sinhala Yasodharāvata (the story of Yasodhara) and the Sinhala Yasodharāpadānaya (the sacred biography of Yasodhara)

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Published by State University of New York Press in Albany .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sinhalese literature -- Translations into English

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesYasodharāpadānaya. English.
    StatementRanjini Obeyesekere.
    GenreTranslations into English
    ContributionsObeyesekere, Ranjini.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPK2859.Y38 E5 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23147585M
    ISBN 109781438428277, 9781438428284
    LC Control Number2009000585

    1. Yaśodharā’s lengthy pregnancy: (see notes on Yaśodharā’s pregnancy) – Moreover, in the Lo heou lo mou pen cheng king (Rāhulamātṛjātaka). The Bodhisattva Śākyamuni had two wives: the first was called K’iu p’i ye (Gopiya or Gopā), the second Ye chou t’o lo (Yaśodharā) or Ye chou t’o lo heou lo mou (Yaśodharā Rāhulamātā).Gopā, being sterile (bandhya), had no.   The Buddha’s Wife is comprised of two parts: the first part is a historical narrative of Yasodhara’s fascinating story, and the second part is a “how-to” reader’s companion filled with life lessons, practices, and reflections for the modern seeker. Her story provides a relational path, one which speaks directly to our everyday lives Pages:

      BOOK EXCERPT We know the story of the Buddha, but what about his wife Yasodhara? An excerpt from a new novel that imagines and retells the story of . Buddhism - Buddhism - The life of the Buddha: The teacher known as the Buddha lived in northern India sometime between the mid-6th and the mid-4th centuries before the Common Era. In ancient India the title buddha referred to an enlightened being who has awakened from the sleep of ignorance and achieved freedom from suffering. According to the various traditions of Buddhism, buddhas have.

    Other articles where Yashodhara is discussed: Buddhism: The life of the Buddha: 16 he married the princess Yashodhara, who would eventually bear him a son. At 29, however, the prince had a profound experience when he first observed the suffering of the world while on chariot rides outside the palace. He resolved then to renounce his wealth and family and live the. Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life. K likes. This inspiring poem evokes positive states of mind and shows how to enjoy a life of great meaning and ers: K.


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While the former is a folk poem bringing out the pathos of a young wife bemoaning the departure of her husband, the latter is more of an account of how Yashodhara accompanies Bodhisattva through various births and her role in being his true soul mate through all their incarnations/5(1).

Start your review of Yasodhara, the Wife of the Bodhisattva: The Sinhala Yasodharavata (the Story of Yasodhara) and the Sinhala Yasodharapadanaya (the Sacred Biography of Yasodhara) Write a review Elevate Difference rated it it was amazing/5. The Yasodharavata (The Story of Yasodhara) is a folk poem, whose best-known verses are Yasodhara's lament over the departure of her husband.

The Yasodharapadanaya (The Sacred Biography of Yasodhara) is an account of Yasodhara as a nun capable of miracles, who has traveled through sam|sara with the Bodhisattva, and who is praised by him/5(3). Yasodhara, the Wife of the Bodhisattva The Sinhala Yasodharavata (The Story of Yasodhara) and the Sinhala Yasodharapadanaya (The Sacred Biography of Yasodhara) the wife of the Buddha—an allusive and intriguing figure in Buddhist lore and literature.

What about Buddha’s wife. We all know that Prince Siddhartha left his wife and infant. Yasodhara, the Wife of the Bodhisattva: The Sinhala Yasodharavata (The Story of Yasodhara) and the Sinhala Yasodharapadanaya (The Sacred Biography of Yasodhara eBook: Obeyesekere, Ranjini, Obeyesekere, The wife of the Bodhisattva book, Obeyesekere, Ranjini, Obeyesekere, Ranjini: : Kindle Store/5(3).

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Yasodharā, the wife of the Bōdhisattva: the Sinhala Yasodharāvata (the story of Yasodharā) and the Sinhala Yasodharāpadānaya (the sacred biography of Yasodharā) / Ranjini Obeyesekere. Size: KB. Ranjini Obeyesekere is the author of Yasodhara, the Wife of the Bodhisattva ( avg rating, 12 ratings, 2 reviews, published ), Sri Lankan Theater /5.

A book talk by Prof. Vanessa Sasson. The Buddha and his wife were together for lifetimes, but in their final lives together, he abandoned her (the day she gave birth to their son) to pursue his quest for awakening.

Vanessa R. Sasson examines the hagiographical literature and argues that when he made his Great Departure, the Bodhisattva renounced more than his family and his throne. He also. Buy Yasodhara, the Wife of the Bodhisattva: The Sinhala Yasodharavata (The Story of Yasodhara) and the Sinhala Yasodharapadanaya (The Sacred Biography of Yasodhara) by Obeyesekere, Ranjini, Obeyesekere, Ranjini, Obeyesekere, Ranjini, Obeyesekere, Ranjini (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(3). Buddha’s Wife is a novel about compassion, inspiration and forgiveness. Thousands of books, texts and stories have followed Siddhartha’s teachings and his path to becoming The Buddha, but little has been written about his wife Yasodhara, their child Rahula or their relatives, until now.

Yasodhara, the Wife of the Bodhisattva 作者: Ranjini Obeyesekere 出版社: State University of New York Press 副标题: The Sinhala Yasodharavata 译者: Ranjini Obeyesekere 出版年: 页数: 定价: GBP 装帧: Paperback ISBN: Author: Ranjini Obeyesekere.

What about Yasodhara, the Buddha's wife. Amber Larson, Dhr. we recommend an excellent book by the Los Angeles-based monk and friend of Wisdom Quarterly, Ven. Walpola Piyananda, He was not at all the first to realize the real nature of the relationship the Author: Wisdom Quarterly.

About Yasodhara. While little actual detail is recorded of the Buddha’s life, it is writ­ten that at twenty-nine years of age, Prince Siddhartha Gautama, the son of the northern India king Suddhodana of the Sakyan clan in the foothills of the Himalayas (now Nepal), renounced household and family on the night of the birth of his son to seek spiritual liberation.

Yasodhara, the Buddha's wife, is not the focus of most early Buddhist hagiographies. The literature preserves fragments of her life, but the focus is (unsurprisingly) usually on her husband. In this book, I have tried to bring together some of these early fragments into the shape of a modern novel, to tell her story from her perspective (as I.

Get this from a library. Yasodharā, the wife of the Bōdhisattva: the Sinhala Yasodharāvata (the story of Yasodharā) and the Sinhala Yasodharāpadānaya (the sacred biography of Yasodharā). [Ranjini Obeyesekere;] -- "This work started as a simple translation of a section of a poem.

As my interest in the figure of Yasodharā grew and the research around it expanded, the final manuscript. When the first edition of The Way of the Bodhisattva was published init was stated that the commentary of the Nyingma master Khenpo Kunzang Pelden (–) had been consulted for the elucidation of difficult passages.

At the time, a translation into English of that long and important work was no more than a pious Size: 1MB.

Machine generated contents note: Ch. 1 Poem: Yasodharavata (The Story of Yasodhara) --Ch. 2 Comments on the Yasodharapadanaya --Ch. 3 Prose Text: Yasodharapadanaya (The Sacred Biography of Yasodhara). Other Titles: Yasodharāvata.

Yasodharāpadānaya. Responsibility: translated with an introduction and notes by Ranjini Obeyesekere. One night, he left the palace seeking self realisation. Yasodhara, the wife of Siddhartha was not at all shocked. She was warned again and again, by her father before her marriage to Siddhartha, that he will one day leave all the worldly pleasure.

Back of the Book Of the Buddha, Gautama Siddhartha, we know much. He was the earthly Buddha, the Shakyamuni. Of his wife, Yashodara, the mother of his child Rahul, we know little. What happened to her after Siddhartha left her for a life of wandering and searching?

This is a tale of grief and tragedy, of awakening, of joy and contentment.Yasodhara, wife of Siddhartha. For over 30 years as a practicing Buddhist I searched for a mythical role model of a deeply spiritual Buddhist laywoman, only to discover that she was right before me, hidden in plain sight.

None of the stories I had read or heard about File Size: 91KB.When Yasodhara's son Rahula became a novice monk, Yasodhara also entered the order of nuns.

She became Arahant very quickly. Amongst the female disciples of Buddha, she was chief among those who attained great supernormal powers. Yasodhara died two years ago of the Parinirvana of Lord Buddha at the age of seventy-eight.