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The Great War of the Commentaries: Ledi Sayadaw’s Abhidhamma Controversy

Erik Braun

in The Birth of Insight: Meditation, Modern Buddhism, and the Burmese Monk Ledi Sayadaw

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226000800
eISBN:
9780226000947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226000947.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The central question driving this chapter is why Ledi’s highly technical and complex Abhidhamma commentary, the Paramatthadīpanī, caused tremendous controversy starting from its publication in 1901. ... More


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