By Lewis Hodous,William E. Soothill
Those who've endeavoured to learn chinese language texts except the apprehension of a Sanskrit history have often made a improper interpretation, for the Buddhist canon is essentially translation, or analogous to translation. as a result, quite a few phrases latest are hired nearly to connote imported principles, because the a number of chinese language translators understood these rules. numerous translators invented diversified phrases; and, even if an analogous time period used to be ultimately followed, its connotation diversified, occasionally greatly, from the chinese language time period of word as more often than not utilized by the chinese language.
For example, klésa absolutely has a which means in Sanskrit just like that of, i.e. disorder, misery, hassle. In Buddhism disease (or, because it should be understood from chinese language, the afflicters, distressers, troublers) potential passions and illusions; and hence fan-nao in Buddhist phrasing has got this technical connotation of the passions and illusions. Many phrases of the same personality are famous within the physique of this paintings. Consequent partially in this use of normal phrases, even a well-educated chinese language with no wisdom of the technical equivalents unearths himself not able to appreciate their implications.
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A Dictionary of Chinese Buddhist Terms: With Sanskrit and English Equivalents and a Sanskrit-Pali Index by Lewis Hodous,William E. Soothill