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Numerical Discourses of the Buddha

An Anthology of Suttas from the Anguttara Nikaya

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Numerical Discourses of the Buddha by Nyanaponika Thera
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Drawn from the Anguttara Nikaya, Numerical Discourses of the Buddha brings together teachings of the Buddha ranging from basic ethical observances recommended to the busy man or woman of the world, to the more rigorous instructions on mental training prescribed for the monks and nuns. The Anguttara Nikaya is a part of the Pali Canon, the authorized recension of the Buddha's Word for followers of Theravada Buddhism, the form of Buddhism prevailing in the Buddhist countries of southern Asia. These discourses are called numerical because they retain the structure of the original Anguttara Nikaya. Sayings are organized not by topic, but by numbers mentioned in the texts. This organizational scheme, common in ancient Indian literature, can give the reader a haphazard view of the Buddha's teachings. To balance this tendency, Bhikku Bodhi provides a systematic introduction to the Buddha's teachings. To balance this tendency, Bhikku Bodhi provides a systematic introduction to the Buddha's Teaching in the Anguttara Nikaya. The translators also provide notes, a glossary, and another introduction placing the Anguttara Nikaya in the context of the larger Theravada Buddhist Canon. This readable butt precise translation will be welcomed by both students of Theravada Buddhism as well as anyone wishing to learn from the Buddha's teachings.

Author Biography

Nyanaponika Thera (1901-1994) was one of the foremost interpreters of Theravada Buddhism in our time. Bhikkhu Bodhi is an American Buddhist monk and an accomplished translator.
Release date Australia
July 12th, 2010
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Yale University Press
Pages
356
Dimensions
152x229x19
ISBN-13
9780300165203
Product ID
3994274

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