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Contents of Pali Canon - Mahaparinibbana Suttanta Verses 16 and 17

by Sangharakshita

Mahaparinibbana Sutta sections 16 and 17

1 Occurrences of text in Canon
2 Context of the episode
3 Basis of Buddha's rebuke
3 Faith outstripping justification for faith
4 Self-inflation, and absolutizing authority
6 Expressing emotion
8 Woodward's views on the matter
9 Higher wisdom and omniscience
10 Knowledge of previous Buddhas
12-18 Knowing others completely ? Judging others
13 Distinction between feeling and judgement
15 Trust and Friendship
17 Sariputta's
18-22 Knowledge by inference and by direct perception
22-31 Can one enlightened mind know another enlightened mind
25 Sympathy and stigmata
27 Subject/object distinction
30 Knowing another's subjectivity
31 Means of transcending subject/objection
33 Analogy to Arisal of Portraiture
40 Representations of the Transcendental
41 Depiction of feelings
43 Art as wish-fulfilment
44-53 Naturalistic and ideal art forms

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