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Buddhism in a Nutshell
Buddhism in a Nutshell
By: Narada Mahathera
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An excellent introductory overview of the fundamental principles of the Buddhist doctrine, this book covers many topics such as the life of the Buddha, the Dhamma, the Four Noble Truths, the Law of Kamma, Rebirth, Dependent Origination, Anatta, and Nibbana. Some of the chapters include: "The Dhamma: Is it a Philosophy?," "Is it a Religion?," "Is Buddhism an Ethical System?," and "Re-birth."
Life's Highest Blessings: The Maha Mangala Sutta
Life's Highest Blessings: The Maha Mangala Sutta
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This work is a study of the Maha Mangala Sutta, an important discourse of the Buddha on the thirty-eight true blessings or true lucky signs (mangala). It contains universal, timeless teachings that lead to material as well as spiritual well-being and is very popular in the Buddhist countries.
Noble Eightfold Path, Bhikkhu Bodhi,
Noble Eightfold Path
By: Bhikkhu Bodhi
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This book offers a clear, concise account of the Eightfold Path prescribed to uproot and eliminate the deep underlying cause of suffering--ignorance. Each step of the path is believed to cultivate wisdom through mental training, and includes an enlightened and peaceful middle path that avoids extremes. The theoretical as well as practical angles of each of the paths--right view, right intention, right speech, right action, right livelihood, right effort, right mindfulness, and right concentration--are illustrated through examples from contemporary life. The work's final chapter addresses the Buddhist path and its culmination in enlightenment.
Manual of the Excellent Man: Uttamapurisa Dipani
Manual of the Excellent Man: Uttamapurisa Dipani
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This manual is written in reply to a layperson requesting guidance in developing insight, clarifying doctrinal aspects, and advancing from a blind worldling to a wise and virtuous person who has the eye of knowledge. In clear, concise, vivid language the author explains the perfections, seven aspects of the five aggregates to be perceived, the true peace of Nibbana, how to be mindful while doing a meritorious deed, practicing the three refuges, the four types of Buddhists, and understanding the Four Noble Truths and Dependent Origination. Included is an exhortation regarding great opportunities for human rebirth, meeting the Buddha, becoming a bhikkhu, having confidence, and hearing the Dhamma.
Udana and the Itivuttaka
Udana and the Itivuttaka
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This book includes two small classics of the Pali Canon in one volume. The Udana, or Inspired Utterances of the Buddha, consists of eighty discourses, mostly short, divided into eight sections or chapters (vagga). Udana refers to the pronouncement, usually in verse, made at the end of each discourse and prefaced by the words: "Then, on realizing its significance, the Lord uttered on that occasion this inspired utterance."
Collected Bodhi Leaves Volume I, Pariyatti Publishing
Collected Bodhi Leaves Volume I
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Collected Bodhi Leaves Publications Volume I (includes Bodhi Leaves 1-30) This book contains 30 of the Bodhi Leaves Publication series, dealing with various aspects of the Buddha's teaching.
Collected Bodhi Leaves Volume II, Pariyatti Publishing
Collected Bodhi Leaves Volume II
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Collected Bodhi Leaves Publications Volume II (includes Bodhi Leaves 31-60). This book contains 30 of the Bodhi Leaves Publication series, dealing with various aspects of the Buddha's teaching.
Collected Bodhi Leaves Volume III, Pariyatti Publishing
Collected Bodhi Leaves Volume III
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Collected Bodhi Leaves Publications Volume II (includes Bodhi Leaves 61-90) This book contains 30 of the Bodhi Leaves Publication series, dealing with various aspects of the Buddha's teaching.
Collected Bodhi Leaves Volume IV, Pariyatti Publishing
Collected Bodhi Leaves Volume IV
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Collected Bodhi Leaves Publications Volume IV (includes Bodhi Leaves 91-121) This book contains 30 of the Bodhi Leaves Publication series, dealing with various aspects of the Buddha's teaching.
Jataka Tales of the Buddha - Volume I  Pariyatti Publishing
Jataka Tales of the Buddha - Volume I
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This set of three volumes includes 217 (of 547) Jataka tales lovingly retold by Ken and Visakha Kawasaki.Whereas Western intellectuals seek the essence of Buddhism in its doctrines and meditation practices, the traditional Buddhists of Asia absorb the ideas and values of their spiritual heritage through its rich narrative literature about the Buddha and his disciples. The most popular collection of Buddhist stories is, without doubt, the Jatakas.
Jataka Tales of the Buddha - Volume II  Pariyatti Publishing
Jataka Tales of the Buddha - Volume II
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This set of three volumes includes 217 (of 547) Jataka tales lovingly retold by Ken and Visakha Kawasaki.Whereas Western intellectuals seek the essence of Buddhism in its doctrines and meditation practices, the traditional Buddhists of Asia absorb the ideas and values of their spiritual heritage through its rich narrative literature about the Buddha and his disciples. The most popular collection of Buddhist stories is, without doubt, the Jatakas.
Jataka Tales of the Buddha - Volume III  Pariyatti Publishing
Jataka Tales of the Buddha - Volume III
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This set of three volumes includes 217 (of 547) Jataka tales lovingly retold by Ken and Visakha Kawasaki.Whereas Western intellectuals seek the essence of Buddhism in its doctrines and meditation practices, the traditional Buddhists of Asia absorb the ideas and values of their spiritual heritage through its rich narrative literature about the Buddha and his disciples. The most popular collection of Buddhist stories is, without doubt, the Jatakas.