In the Buddha's Words An Anthology of Discourses from the

This landmark collection is the definitive introduction to the Buddha's teachings in his own words The American scholar monk Bhikkhu Bodhi whose voluminous translations have won widespread acclaim here presents selected discourses of the Buddha from the Pali Canon the earliest record of what the Buddha taught Divided into 10 thematic chapters In the Buddha's Words reveals the full scope of the Buddha's discourses from family life and marriage to renunciation and the path of insight A concise informative introduction precedes each chapter guiding the listener toward a deeper understanding of the texts that follow In the Buddha's Words allows even listeners unacquainted with Buddhism to grasp the significance of the Buddha's contributions to our world heritage Taken as a whole these texts bear eloquent testimony to the breadth and intelligence of the Buddha's teachings and point the way to an ancient yet ever vital path Students and seekers alike will find this systematic presentation indispensablePLEASE NOTE When you purchase this title the accompanying reference material will be available in your My Library section along with the audio This landmark collection is the definitive introduction to the Buddha's teachings in his own words The American scholar monk Bhikkhu Bodhi whose voluminous translations have won widespread acclaim here presents selected discourses of the Buddha from the Pali Canon the earliest record of what the Buddha taught Divided into 10 thematic chapters In the Buddha's Words reveals the full scope of the Buddha's discourses from family life and marriage to renunciation and the path of insight A concise informative introduction precedes each chapter guiding the listener toward a deeper understanding of the texts that follow In the Buddha's Words allows even listeners unacquainted with Buddhism to grasp the significance of the Buddha's contributions to our world heritage Taken as a whole these texts bear eloquent testimony to the breadth and intelligence of the Buddha's teachings and point the way to an ancient yet ever vital path Students and seekers alike will find this systematic presentation indispensablePLEASE NOTE When you purchase this title the accompanying reference material will be available in your My Library section along with the audio This landmark collection is the definitive introduction to the Buddha's teachings in his own words The American scholar monk Bhikkhu Bodhi whose voluminous translations have won widespread acclaim here presents selected discourses of the Buddha from the Pali Canon the earliest record of what the Buddha taught Divided into 10 thematic chapters In the Buddha's Words reveals the full scope of the Buddha's discourses from family life and marriage to renunciation and the path of insight A concise informative introduction precedes each chapter guiding the listener toward a deeper understanding of the texts that follow In the Buddha's Words allows even listeners unacquainted with Buddhism to grasp the significance of the Buddha's contributions to our world heritage Taken as a whole these texts bear eloquent testimony to the breadth and intelligence of the Buddha's teachings and point the way to an ancient yet ever vital path Students and seekers alike will find this systematic presentation indispensablePLEASE NOTE When you purchase this title the accompanying reference material will be available in your My Library section along with the audio