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The Psychology of Emotions in Buddhist Perspective by Padmasiri de Silva

(Author) We shall first raise the question, What is the place of emotions in Buddhism, then move on to an analysis of specific emotions—fear, hatred, sorrow and grief—and finally to the four sublime states. Having discussed the negative and positive aspects of emotions within the ethics and the psychology of Buddhism, we shall raise some questions regarding the aesthetic aspect of emotions in Buddhism.

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Title: The Psychology of Emotions in Buddhist Perspective

Author: Padmasiri de Silva

Blurb: (Author) We shall first raise the question, What is the place of emotions in Buddhism, then move on to an analysis of specific emotions—fear, hatred, sorrow and grief—and finally to the four sublime states. Having discussed the negative and positive aspects of emotions within the ethics and the psychology of Buddhism, we shall raise some questions regarding the aesthetic aspect of emotions in Buddhism.

Pages: 39

Year of Publication: 1975

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Publisher: Buddhist Publication Society

File Size: 400 KB

Notes:Originally appeared in The Wheel magazine Available by the generosity of the Buddhist Publication Society

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