An irregular journal dedicated to the academic study of the Pali language and its literature.
Articles Featured in our Library:
We must reject the facile equation
Pali Canon = Theravada = Early Buddhism
The brahmins would indeed take umbrage at being closely associated with the officiant, because the very fact of his being there as an officiant means that he is doing a paid job and so lowers his status below theirs. [The brahmins, in contrast,] have no duties; they are gracing the occasion.
this similarity is neither accidental, nor caused by the Buddha’s inability to free himself from the mental paradigms of his culture. I would rather argue that he formulated Pratityasamutpada as a polemic against Vedic thought.
Featured in the course, " Imagery in the Early Buddhist Texts"