In the Buddha’s Words: An Anthology of Discourses from the Pali Canon (The Teachings of the Buddha)

In the Buddha's Words: An Anthology of Discourses from the Pali Canon (The Teachings of the Buddha) Author Bhikkhu Bodhi
ISBN-10 0861714911
ISBN-13 9780861714919
Year 2005-07-28
Pages 512
Language English
Publisher Wisdom Publications
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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 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 our world heritage Taken as a whole these texts bear eloquent testimony to the breadth and intelligence of the Buddha s teachings and point the way to an ancient yet ever vital path Students and seekers alike will find this systematic presentation indispensable

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