The words "Bu-dhe" (the Buddha) and "Sa-kya-mu-nī " ("Sage of the Shakyas") in the Brahmi script, on Ashoka's Rummindei Minor Pillar Edict (circa 250 BCE).

Muni (Sanskrit मुनि , "silent",[1] the "Mauna" - pause) – a term for types of ancient Indian sages and hermits or ancient Indian ascetics.[2] Sages of this type are said know the truth of existence not on the basis of scientific texts but through self-realization.[3]

BuddhismEdit

In Buddhism the term "Muni" is used as a title of Gautama Buddha — who, being born among the tribe of the Shakyas, is called Śākyamuni (sage of the Shakyas).[4]

HinduismEdit

  1. kaṣtha tapasvin - ascetics permanently residing in stillness
  2. Jivanmukta - those liberated for life in a physical body

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Marta Kudelska: Dlaczego istnieje raczej "Ja" niż "to"?
  2. ^ Muni.
  3. ^ Marta Kudelska: Dlaczego istnieje raczej "Ja" niż "to"?
  4. ^ Jr, Robert E. Buswell; Jr, Donald S. Lopez (2013). The Princeton Dictionary of Buddhism. Princeton University Press. p. 741. ISBN 9781400848058.
  5. ^ Muni.
  6. ^ ( 6.7.3 )