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  Analytical Study of Four Nikayas
By: Barua, Dipak Kumar




 
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Author: Dipak Kumar Barua
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 8121510678
Publication Date: 1971/2003

Product Code: 12005
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Hence the importance of the Nikayas can neither be gainsaid nor exaggerated. In fact, this work contains an outline study of the four Nikayas, namely, Dighanikaya, Majjhimanikaya, Samyuttanikaya, and Anguttaranikaya, which belong to the Theravada Pali Canon, on some select aspects in five chapters and three appendices treating of the age of the Nikayas, comparative study between the Sanskrit/Chinese Agamas and Pali Nikayas, their language, Buddha's discourses to the laity, teachings of Early Buddhism under the threefold division of Sila, Samadhi and Panna, discussions on administrative, social and economic conditions of ancient India, historical and geographical materials found in the Nikayas, mutual relations of the treatment of similes in these texts. It also includes brief contents of the Suttas of those Nikayas. In the present work, on the whole, an attempt has been made to introduce the first four Nikaya texts in their entirety.


An Analytical Study of Four Nikayas, Dipak Kumar Barua, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers, 626 pages, $26.50

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