Entering the Stream to Enlightenment
This book is a study on the nature and effects of the Theravada Buddhist religious experiences of the four supramundane fruits of the Noble Eightfold Path - the experience of the fruit which is stream-entry, once returning, non-returning and Arahanthship - with special focus on the experience of str... Read more
Yuki Surimane works as an Attorney-at-Law. She holds a Doctorate in Buddhist Studies from the Postgraduate Institute of Pali and Buddhist Studies, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.
"The outstanding feature of the present work is that it seeks to substantiate the textual ideas through examining the practice and experience of living practitioners of the path. The interviews alone may be considered a major contribution to our current understanding of the Buddhist soteriological practice and experience." - Professor Asanga Tilakaratne, University of Colombo "Yuki's book explores textual material on the eight noble persons in a clear and helpful way. Its most original and helpful contribution, though, comes from her fieldwork material reporting on a range of meditators' deep experiences." - Professor Peter Harvey, University of Sunderland
|Foreword by Professor Asanga Tilakaratne
|Foreword by Professor Peter Harvey
|Abbreviations and Primary Sources