Anguttara nikaya bhikkhu bodhi

A Translation of the Anguttara Nikaya 4. Open Preview See a Problem? But the text also includes laypeople and followers of other teachers. There are many ways for different readers to approach a difficult text. A key concept of Buddhism is the practice of metta, or loving-kindness and it is discussed in what follows late in the collection, in a sutta from the Book of the Elevens.

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The translators also provide notes, a glossary, and another introduction placing the Anguttara in the context of the larger Theravada Buddhist Canon. And yet somehow I think there were fewer obstacles in the Buddha's time.

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The first three volumes, known as the Long Discourses, the Middle Length Discourses, and the Connected Discourses are available in companion translations from Wisdom Publications in a series called "Teachings of the Buddha".

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A Course in the Anguttara Nikaya with Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi

Chula Watugala rated it really liked it Jul 23, For those readers unfamiliar with how the numerical presentation works, here is an example. A Translation of the Anguttara Nikaya 4. Bhikkhu Bodhi's Introduction to the volume is a guide to the reader and helps bring a sense of order to the collection. Feb 16, GoldenLemon rated it it was amazing.

A Course in the Anguttara Nikaya with Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi

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