The Cave Divers (6) 更多

  • Deep, Dark Desires
    Pages 104-105 told of Bill Stone's rebreathers. That is the true spirit of Americans, IMHO. When even the military rebreathers could only dive to 20 feet, One ordinary engineer held the firm belief th...
  • 第211页
    Bill Royal... died in 1997 at the age of 92. In honor of his pioneering diving efforts to alert the scientific world to the importance of this site, Royal received one final tribute: His ashes were ta...
  • 第188页
    All divers in the expedition were asked to wear buoyancy-compensating (BC) vests. By inflating or deflating the vest a diver could easily maintain neutral buoyancy, neither rising nor sinking, to prev...
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    After a couple of days of this rather unorthodox working method (D: taking tanks off, breathing once, go on working, and then coming back for another breath), Bill Royal knew he had to come up with an...
  • 第45页
    So the man who made the first successful cave dive in the US (March 1953) is Jon Lindbergh, son of Charles Lindbergh, the pilot of the first successful transatlantic flight. This paragraph is excep...
  • 第42页
    In this very early cave dive (1946) at the Fountain of Vaucluse, the divers almost died for carbon monoxide. And it also resulted from the compressor taking in its own exhaust fume. Luckily, they all ...

Shadow Divers (1)

  • The Heavy Toll
    关于Rouse父子之死,在Shadow Divers和The Last Dive中的叙述有出入。 Shadow Divers里说,尽管Chatterton 一再表示父亲已死,不要浪费时间放篮子下来接尸身,应该赶紧救儿子。coast guard却坚持要带走父子二人。...

大唐西域求法高僧傳校注 (8) 更多

  • 第159页
    “檀越”原来是误译。 《南海寄归内法传》卷一原注:“梵云陀那钵底,译为施主。陀那是施,钵底是主。而云檀越者,本非正译。略去那字,取上陀音转名为檀,更加越字,意道由行檀捨,自可越度贫穷。妙释虽然,终乖正...
  • 第158页
    坐夏。“印度佛教僧人在夏季雨期禁止外出,安居于室内三个月,致力于坐禅修行,梵文原文varsika,意为雨期,中译或“雨安居”,或“坐夏”。中国僧人因此亦有同样规定。”大唐西域记里面说有人用前三月(五月十六到.. (7回应)
  • 第134页
    呪藏这个东西很有意思。呪者,咒也。(“然相承雲此咒藏梵本有十萬頌,唐譯可成三百卷。現今求覓,多失少全。而大聖沒後,阿離野那伽曷樹那,即龍樹菩薩,特精斯要。時彼弟子,厥號難陀,聰明博識,漬意斯典。在西印...
  • 第88页
    这句没太读懂。“以为溺有者假缘,缘非则坠有,离生者诧助,助是则乖生。” 溺有者,离生者,坠,助,乖,这几个词不明白。 (2回应)
  • 第81页
    崑崙——原来昆仑奴不是昆仑山来的啊!我太失败了!你们耻笑我吧,呜呜呜呜 (6回应)
  • 第76页
    《阿笈摩经》就是《阿含经》?(小乘经典) 说会宁和智贤一起译出这里面的“如来焚身之事,与《大乘涅槃》颇不相涉”。原来就来如来怎么挂掉的大家说法都不一样啊。真令人好奇。 “终期宝渚,权居化城”。这个法... (2回应)
  • 第68页
    说斯里兰卡当年传闻,如果佛牙丢了,就会被“罗刹”吞食。注解提到《罗摩衍那》,就是罗刹王抢走了罗摩的老婆悉多引发大战的故事。 问题是——传说罗刹黑身朱发绿眼,罗刹女却都是绝美的妇人。那罗刹王应该对美女已... (3回应)
  • 第72页
    关于留学: 1,古代的留学生真是不容易啊,不是航海就是爬山,还得防着土匪路霸,折腾个几年也不定能到,更说不准能不能回来。现在坐十几个小时的飞机算个啥! 2,不过古往今来,留学生的语言问题始终存在,义净评... (3回应)