What the Buddha Taught: Revised and Expanded Edition with Texts from Suttas and Dhammapada

By | June 22, 2017
What the Buddha Taught: Revised and Expanded Edition with Texts from Suttas and Dhammapada Author Walpola Rahula
ISBN-10 0802130313
ISBN-13 9780802130310
Year 0000-00-00
Pages 151
Language English
Publisher Grove Press
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This comprehensive compact lucid and faithful account of the Buddhas teachings persistently enjoys great popularity in colleges universities and theological schools both here and abroad An exposition of Buddhism conceived in a resolutely modern spirit from the Foreword For years says the Journal of the Buddhist Society the newcomer to Buddhism has lacked a simple and reliable introduction to the complexities of the subject Dr Rahulas What the Buddha Taught fills the need as only could be done by one having a firm grasp of the vast material to be sifted It is a model of what a book should be that is addressed first of all to the educated and intelligent reader Authoritative and clear logical and sober this study is as comprehensive as it is masterly A classic introductory book to Buddhism What the Buddha Taught contains a selection of illustrative texts from the original Pali texts including the Suttas and the Dhammapada specially translated by the author sixteen illustrations and a bibliography glossary and index

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