The 84000 Dhammakhandha of Buddhism in Service of Human Enlightenment

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Vinod D. Rangari (Suddhadhamma)

Abstract

84000 Dhammakhandha is a very well recognized figure in almost all sects of
Buddhism throughout the world. This figure has been referred to, in the Theragatha,
Mahayana, Sarvastivada and also in various Buddhist meditation practices. 84,000
Dhammakhandha and the construction of 84,000 Stupa / Viharam have been very seriously
patronized during the reign of Asoka as the complete teaching of the Buddha. This
Asoka’s most famous legendary act changed him from Asoka to Dhammasoka. The aim
of this paper is to explore the 84000 Dhammakhandha of Buddhism in the service of Human
Enlightenment Suddhadhamma.

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Rangari (Suddhadhamma), V. D. (2018). The 84000 Dhammakhandha of Buddhism in Service of Human Enlightenment. The Journal of International Association of Buddhist Universities (JIABU), 11(3), 512–534. Retrieved from https://so06.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/Jiabu/article/view/219859
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