By Charles A. Beard
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Yet these new universes and the other changes that show a certain originality come into being in an essentially formulaic and thematic noetic economy. " This tendency is most clearly evident in the schools of Vedanta which proclaim very different philosophies but equally claim to represent the thought of the upanisads, the Bhagavadgita and the Vedanta-sutra. The branches of Buddhism, too, developed in gradual steps, always claiming to give the true meaning of the teaching of the Buddha. The extreme asceticism, once contrasted with the civic dharma-s of ordinary and productive men, then an eccentric option for the graduate (as against founding a household of his own) was soon incorporated as a fourth stage (dsramd) and eventually regulated in newly created manuals.
PTS p. 116) the Buddha responds to the question what a community of monks is to do when none of them are competent to recite the patimokkha at their w/>o,sa//7fl-ceremony at the evenings of the full and new moon. '" In Mahavagga III 5,9 (PTS pp. ) the Buddha allowed monks to leave their monsoon residence on certain urgent business with lay followers (updsakd). knows how to recite a celebrated suttanta. " In Ahguttara-nikaya (PTS) II p. 43, 55 and 69. 86 "Therefore he extended his journey as far as Central India, and here in a monastery of the Greater Vehicle87 he obtained a copy according to the text accepted at the first Great Assembly...
Also the translation by Li Yung-hsi, Peking 1957. XXXIII f. point out that elaborate lists of domestic utensils in the vmoya-texts contain no references to manuscripts, ink, leaves or writing instruments. 85 Lore Sander, in Corolla Iranica (Fs. Ulf. 355. 147-181; cf. 36. 32. THE ORAL TRADITION 25 which one can attain to great intellectual power. 91 By this way, after a practice often days or a month, a student feels his thoughts rise like a fountain, and can commit to memory whatever he has once heard.
An Economic Interpretation of the Constitution of the United States by Charles A. Beard