[Buddha-l] Nirvana si, bodhi no! [was: liturgical languages]

Peter D. Junger junger at samsara.law.cwru.edu
Fri May 13 10:15:30 MDT 2005

"Richard P. Hayes" writes:

: Coming to one's senses is called
: bodhi, often translated as enlightenment (but I, perhaps alone in this
: wilderness, find this a truly repugnant translation fobbed off on us by
: European enthusiasts of the European Enlightenment).

If by this wilderness you mean Buddha-Hell you ain/t alone, although
I am afraid that the villains are anglo speaking enthusiasts for
the term that they invented to describe the Scottish "Enlightenment."

Peter D. Junger--Case Western Reserve University Law School--Cleveland, OH
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