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Noble truths, noble path : the heart essence of the Buddha's original teachings / texts compiled, introduced, and translated by Bhikkhu Bodhi.

Contributor(s): Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Wisdom Publications, [2023]Edition: First editionDescription: xvi, 183 pages ; 23 cmContent type:
  • text
Media type:
  • unmediated
Carrier type:
  • volume
  • 9781614297987
Subject(s): Additional physical formats: Online version:: Noble truths, noble pathDDC classification:
  • 294.3/42 23
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Part of series: The teachings of the Buddha.

Includes bibliographical references.

Abbreviations -- The Pāli Alphabet -- Detailed Contents -- Introduction -- 1. The Four Noble Truths: The Matrix of the Teaching -- 2. The Five Aggregates: The Meaning of Suffering in Brief -- 3. The Six Sense Bases: The Channels through which Suffering Originates -- 4. Dependent Origination: The Origination and Cessation of Suffering -- 5. The Path and the Way: The Practices Leading to the End of Suffering -- 6. The Unconditioned: The Goal -- Pāli-English Glossary -- Notes -- Bibliography -- About the Author.

"Brilliantly translated by Bhikkhu Bodhi, this anthology of suttas from the Saṃyutta Nikāya takes us straight to the heart of the Buddha's teaching on liberation through the four noble truths and the noble eightfold path-the two mainstays of Buddhist doctrine that illuminate the nature of things by generating direct insight into the teachings. These suttas all pertain to the ultimate good, the attainment of nibbāna or liberation. They illuminate the Buddha's radical diagnosis of the human condition-and more broadly, the condition of all sentient existence-in light of the four noble truths. They underscore the pervasive flaws inherent in the round of rebirths, trace our existential predicament to its deepest roots, and lay out the path to unraveling our bondage and winning irreversible release. Ven. Bodhi arranged the chapters, each with its own introduction, to provide an overview of the Dhamma that mirrors the four noble truths, thus enabling students of Early Buddhism to see into the heart of the Buddha's teachings as directly and clearly as possible"-- Provided by publisher.

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Book Book Buddhist Library and Meditation Centre General Stacks Non-fiction BDI 294.3 NOBL (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Checked out 04/07/2024 2024-0035

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