In the Buddha s Words
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In the Buddha s Words


  • Author : Bodhi
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2005-07-28
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780861714919


In the Buddha s Words Book Description :

The works of the Buddha can feel vast, and it is sometimes difficult for even longtime students to know where to look, especially since the Buddha never explicitly defined the framework behind his teachings. Designed to provide just such a framework, In the Buddha's Words is an anthology of the Buddha's works that has been specifically compiled by a celebrated scholar and translator. For easy reference, the book is arrayed in ten thematic sections ranging from "The Human Condition" to "Mastering the Mind" to "The Planes of Realization." Each section comes with introductions, notes, and essays to help beginners and experts alike draw greater meaning from the Buddha's words. The book also features a general introduction by the author that fully lays ou...

In the Buddha s Words
Score: 4
From 2 Ratings

In the Buddha s Words


  • Author : Bodhi
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2005-08-10
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780861719969


In the Buddha s Words Book Description :

This landmark collection is the definitive introduction to the Buddha's teachings - in his own words. The American scholar-monk Bhikkhu Bodhi, whose voluminous translations have won widespread acclaim, here presents selected discourses of the Buddha from the Pali Canon, the earliest record of what the Buddha taught. Divided into ten thematic chapters, In the Buddha's Words reveals the full scope of the Buddha's discourses, from family life and marriage to renunciation and the path of insight. A concise, informative introduction precedes each chapter, guiding the reader toward a deeper understanding of the texts that follow. In the Buddha's Words allows even readers unacquainted with Buddhism to grasp the significance of the Buddha's contributions to ...

In the Buddha s Words
Score: 4
From 2 Ratings

In the Buddha s Words


  • Author : Bodhi
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2005-08-10
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780861719969


In the Buddha s Words Book Description :

This landmark collection is the definitive introduction to the Buddha's teachings - in his own words. The American scholar-monk Bhikkhu Bodhi, whose voluminous translations have won widespread acclaim, here presents selected discourses of the Buddha from the Pali Canon, the earliest record of what the Buddha taught. Divided into ten thematic chapters, In the Buddha's Words reveals the full scope of the Buddha's discourses, from family life and marriage to renunciation and the path of insight. A concise, informative introduction precedes each chapter, guiding the reader toward a deeper understanding of the texts that follow. In the Buddha's Words allows even readers unacquainted with Buddhism to grasp the significance of the Buddha's contributions to ...

The Buddha s Path to Deliverance

The Buddha s Path to Deliverance


  • Author : Nyanatiloka Thera
  • Publisher : Buddhist Publication Society
  • Release Date : 2010-12-01
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9789552401770


The Buddha s Path to Deliverance Book Description :

This classic anthology from the Pali Canon charts the entire course of spiritual development as prescribed in the most ancient Buddhist texts. Drawing upon the Buddha's own words from the Sutta Pitaka, the compiler has arranged them in accordance with two overlapping schemes of practice: the threefold training in virtue, concentration, and wisdom, and the seven stages of purification. The long chapter on concentration provides sutta sources for all the forty classical subjects of meditation, while the chapter on wisdom cites texts relating to the development of insight. The result is a comprehensive meditation manual composed almost entirely from the Buddha's discourses, illuminated by the author's own brief explanations....

Wisdom Beyond Words

Wisdom Beyond Words


  • Author : S. Sangharakshita
  • Publisher : Motilal Banarsidass Publishe
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Buddhism
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 8120829484


Wisdom Beyond Words Book Description :

It is all very well to expect Buddhism to be meaningful to where we are here and now but where is here and when is now.?Ever since the Buddha`s lifetime people have been trying to express the ultimate meaning of Buddhism in a form that makes complete rational sense.They are unique, extraordinary teachings, addressing the practical, everyday concerns of Buddhists, but in a way that can leave the rational mind spinning....

The Wisdom of Buddhism

The Wisdom of Buddhism


  • Author : Christmas Humphreys
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 1987
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0700701974


The Wisdom of Buddhism Book Description :

A balanced selection from Buddhist writings, including scriptures used by the Zen School, with chapters on the Buddha, Tibetan Buddhism, Concentration and Meditation, the Buddhist Order, and Nirvana. With sources, glossary and index....

The Buddha s Teachings on Social and Communal Harmony

The Buddha s Teachings on Social and Communal Harmony


  • Author : Bodhi
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2016-12-13
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781614293736


The Buddha s Teachings on Social and Communal Harmony Book Description :

In a world of conflict and strife, how can we be advocates of peace and justice? In this volume acclaimed scholar-monk Bhikkhu Bodhi has collected and translated the Buddha’s teachings on conflict resolution, interpersonal and social problem-solving, and the forging of harmonious relationships. The selections, all drawn from the Pali Canon, the earliest record of the Buddha’s discourses, are organized into ten thematic chapters. The chapters deal with such topics as the quelling of anger, good friendship, intentional communities, the settlement of disputes, and the establishing of an equitable society. Each chapter begins with a concise and informative introduction by the translator that guides us toward a deeper understanding of the texts that f...

The Word Of The Buddha  An Outline Of The Ethico Philosophical System Of The Buddha In The Words Of The Pali Canon  Together With Explanatory Notes

The Word Of The Buddha An Outline Of The Ethico Philosophical System Of The Buddha In The Words Of The Pali Canon Together With Explanatory Notes


  • Author : Bhikkhu Nyanatiloka
  • Publisher : Read Books Ltd
  • Release Date : 2016-08-26
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781473351196


The Word Of The Buddha An Outline Of The Ethico Philosophical System Of The Buddha In The Words Of The Pali Canon Together With Explanatory Notes Book Description :

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork....

The Suttanipata
Score: 5
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The Suttanipata


  • Author : Bodhi
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2017-09-26
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781614294542


The Suttanipata Book Description :

This landmark volume in the Teachings of the Buddha series translates the Suttanipata, a text that matches the Dhammapada in its concise power and its centrality to the Buddhist tradition. Celebrated translator Bhikkhu Bodhi illuminates this text and its classical commentaries with elegant renderings and authoritative annotations. The Suttanipata, or “Group of Discourses” is a collection of discourses ascribed to the Buddha that includes some of the most popular suttas of the Pali Canon, among them the Discourse on Loving-Kindness Sutta. The suttas are primarily in verse, though several are in mixed prose and verse. The Suttanipata contains discourses that extol the figure of the muni, the illumined sage, who wanders homeless completely detached ...