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Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Great Disciples of the Buddha: Description A perennial favorite, Great Disciples of the Buddha is now relaunched in our best-selling Teachings of the Buddha series.
Twenty-four of the Buddha’s most distinguished disciples are brought to life in ten chapters of rich narration. Drawn from a wide range of authentic Pali sources, the material in these stories has never before been assembled in a single volume.
Through these engaging tales, we meet all manner of human beings – rich, poor, male, female, young, old – whose unique stories are told with an eye to the details of ordinary human concerns. When read with careful attention, these stories can sharpen our understanding of the Buddhist path by allowing us to contemplate the living portraits of the people who fulfilled the early Buddhist ideals of human perfection.
The characters detailed include: Conveniently annotated with the same system of sutta references used in each of the other series volumes, Great Disciples of the Buddha allows the reader to easily place each student in the larger picture of Buddha’s life. It is a volume that no serious student of Buddhism should miss. The Best Books of Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x Looking for beautiful books?
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Other books in this series. In the Buddha’s Words Bhikkhu Bodhi. Connected Discourses of the Buddha Bhikkhu Bodhi.
Great Disciples of the Buddha Hellmuth Hecker. The Suttanipata Bhikkhu Bodhi. Review quote “The living tradition of Buddhism hevker the linkage of spiritual friendships that bring us all the way back to the Buddha.
Here are the stories of his early disciples, the men and women who studied with him directly, and who can inspire us all to the power and depth of spiritual friendship. Thera died in at the age of His books include a german translation of the Samyutta Nikaya parts 4 and 5 a two-volume chronicle on Buddhism in Germany, and a biography of Ven. Nyanatiloka Mahathera, the first German Buddhist monk. After completing his university studies he traveled to Sri Lanka, where he received novice ordination in and full ordination inboth under the leading Sri Lankan scholar-monk, Ven.
Balangoda Ananda Maitreya From to he was the editor for the Buddhist Publication Society in Kandy, where he lived for ten years with the senior German monk, Ven. Nyanaponika Theraat the Forest Hermitage.
He returned to the U. Bodhi has many important publications to his credit, either as author, translator, or editor.
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Intogether with several of his students, Ven. Bodhi founded Buddhist Global Relief, a nonprofit supporting hunger relief, sustainable agriculture, and education in countries suffering from chronic poverty and malnutrition. Book ratings by Goodreads.
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