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In the Buddha's Words

In the Buddha's Words
  • Author : Bodhi
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 28 July 2005
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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 "

In the Buddha's Words

In the Buddha's Words
  • Author : Bodhi
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 10 August 2005
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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

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 : 13 December 2016
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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

The Suttanipata

The Suttanipata
  • Author : Bodhi
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 26 September 2017
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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

The Numerical Discourses of the Buddha

The Numerical Discourses of the Buddha
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 13 November 2012
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Like the River Ganges flowing down from the Himalayas, the entire Buddhist tradition flows down to us from the teachings and deeds of the historical Buddha, who lived and taught in India during the fifth century B.C.E. To ensure that his legacy would survive the ravages of time, his direct disciples compiled records of the Buddha's teachings soon after his passing. In the Theravada Buddhist tradition, which prevails in Sri Lanka and Southeast Asia, these records are regarded

Reading the Buddha's Discourses in Pali

Reading the Buddha's Discourses in Pali
  • Author : Bhikkhu Bodhi
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 08 December 2020
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Renowned scholar-monk and bestselling translator Bhikkhu Bodhi’s definitive, practical guide on how to read ancient Buddhist texts in the original language. Bhikkhu Bodhi’s sophisticated and practical instructions on how to read the Pali of the Buddha’s discourses will acquaint students of Early Buddhism with the language and idiom of these sacred texts. Here the renowned English translator of the Pali Canon opens a window into key suttas from the Sa?yutta Nikaya, giving a literal translation of

Sayings of the Buddha

Sayings of the Buddha
  • Author : Rupert Gethin
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 09 October 2008
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This edition offers a new translation of a selection of the Buddha's most important sayings reflecting the full variety of material: biography of the Buddha, narrative, myth, short sayings, philosophical discourse, instruction on morality, meditation, and the spiritual life. It provides an excellent introduction to Buddhist scripture.

Spreading Buddha's Word in East Asia

Spreading Buddha's Word in East Asia
  • Author : Jiang Wu,Lucille Chia
  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Release : 15 December 2015
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A monumental work in the history of religion, the history of the book, the study of politics, and bibliographical research, this volume follows the making of the Chinese Buddhist canon from the fourth century to the digital era. Approaching the subject from a historical perspective, it ties the religious, social, and textual practices of canon formation to the development of East Asian Buddhist culture and enlivens Chinese Buddhist texts for readers interested in the evolution of Chinese writing and the

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 : 26 August 2016
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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 First Discourse of the Buddha

The First Discourse of the Buddha
  • Author : Revatadhamma (Bhadanta.)
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 01 January 1997
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After enlightenment, the Buddha delivered his first discourse to five disciples in Deer Park, India. Known as the Four Noble Truths, this lesson forms the foundation and essence of all the Buddha's teachings. It contains all the necessary information and instruction for us to become free from suffering and gain insight into the truth of enlightenment. The First Discourse of the Buddha includes a history of the Buddha's life, background on Buddhism, and a contemporary translation of and commentary on

Teachings of the Buddha

Teachings of the Buddha
  • Author : Jack Kornfield
  • Publisher : Shambhala Publications
  • Release : 13 March 2012
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This treasury of essential Buddhist writings draws from the most popular Indian, Tibetan, Chinese, and Japanese sources. Among the selections are some of the earliest recorded sayings of the Buddha on the practice of freedom, passages from later Indian scriptures on the perfection of wisdom, verses from Tibetan masters on the enlightened mind, and songs in praise of meditation by Zen teachers. The book also includes traditional instruction on how to practice sitting meditation, cultivate calm awareness, and live with

The Noble Eightfold Path

The Noble Eightfold Path
  • Author : Bhikkhu Bodhi
  • Publisher : Buddhist Publication Society
  • Release : 01 December 2010
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The Buddha's teachings center around two basic principles. One is the Four Noble Truths, in which the Buddha diagnoses the problem of suffering and indicates the treatment necessary to remedy this problem. The other is the Noble Eightfold Path, the practical discipline he prescribes to uproot and eliminate the deep underlying causes of suffering. The present book offers, in simple and clear language, a concise yet thorough explanation of the Eightfold Path. Basing himself solidly upon the Buddha's own words,

Awakening of the Heart

Awakening of the Heart
  • Author : Thich Nhat Hanh
  • Publisher : Parallax Press
  • Release : 17 January 2012
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A comprehensive, single volume collection of the Buddha's key sutras, translated with contemporary commentary by a Zen Master and prolific author, is an essential complement to Happiness: Essential Mindfulness Practices, a collection of meditation and mindful practices. Original.

What the Buddha Thought

What the Buddha Thought
  • Author : Richard Gombrich
  • Publisher : Motilal Banarsidass
  • Release : 01 January 2018
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In What the Buddha Thought, Richard Gombrich argues that the Buddha was one of the most brilliant and original thinkers of all time. Intended to serve as an introduction to the Buddha's thought, and hence even to Buddhism itself, the book also has larger aims: it argues that we can know far more about the Buddha than it is fashionable among scholars to admit, and that his thought has a greater coherence than is usually recognised. It contains much new

Great Disciples of the Buddha

Great Disciples of the Buddha
  • Author : Nyanaponika,Hellmuth Hecker
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 30 January 2012
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A perennial favorite, Great Disciples of the Buddha is now relaunched in our best-selling Teachings of the Buddha series. Twenty-four of the Buddha's most distinguished disciples are brought to life in ten chapters of rich narration. Drawn from a wide range of authentic Pali sources, the material in these stories has never before been assembled in a single volume. Through these engaging tales, we meet all manner of human beings - rich, poor, male, female, young, old - whose unique