Pramanas

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Nicholas Weeks
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Pramanas

Postby Nicholas Weeks » Mon Sep 27, 2010 3:28 pm

Sources of valid knowing or knowledge vary between Indian schools of thought. Buddhism has just two; reason-based inference and direct perception of the senses. Although I think the latter can be expanded to include yogic direct perception.

Any other notion, dream, insight or vision that we have, needs confirmation by a wise guru to say whether there is any truth in them or not.
Every time you recite Amita Buddha’s name, a ray of light shines through empty space. If you recite very sincerely, then this light fills up the universe, so that the energy of all worlds will be auspicious and harmonious.

Master Hsuan Hua

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