In the Buddha s Words
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 28 July 2005
  • ISBN : 9780861714919
  • Page : 485 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 2 voters
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Download or read online book entitled In the Buddha s Words, was written by Bodhi and published by Simon and Schuster in pdf, epub and kindle format. This book was released on 28 July 2005 with total pages 485. The works of the Buddha can feel vast, and it is sometimes difficult for even longtime students to know where to look, especially since the Buddha never explicitly defined the framework behind his teachings. Designed to provide just such a framework, In the Buddha's Words is an anthology of the Buddha's works that has been specifically compiled by a celebrated scholar and translator. For easy reference, the book is arrayed in ten thematic sections ranging from "The Human Condition" to "Mastering the Mind" to "The Planes of Realization." Each section comes with introductions, notes, and essays to help beginners and experts alike draw greater meaning from the Buddha's words. The book also features a general introduction by the author that fully lays out how and why he has arranged the Buddha's teachings in this volume. This thoughtful compilation is a valuable resource for both teachers and those who want to read the Buddha on their own.