Numerical Discourses of the Buddha: A Complete Translation of the Anguttara Nikaya (The Teachings of the Buddha) (): Bhikkhu Bodhi: Books. Anguttaranikaya. English. The numerical discourses of the Buddha: a translation of the Anguttara Nikaya / translated from the Pali by Bhikkhu Bodhi. pages cm. The Buddha, Anguttara Nikaya V Upajjhatthana Sutta – and these selected discourses have been revised and given an introduction by Bhikkhu Bodhi.

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Insightful commentary from eminent scholar-monk Bhikkhu Bodhi Its comprehensive translation of the Anguttara Nikaya, part of the Pali Canon Teachings specifically for lay people and families Themes including family life, right livelihood, friendship, and meditation techniques laid out in a carefully organized thematic guide InVenerable Bhikkhu Bodhi was awarded the Khyentse Foundation Prize for Outstanding Translation.

Catherine Brousseau rated it it was amazing Jan 16, 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. It is a gift to have this volume available in English with Bhikkhu Bodhi as a teacher and guide.

A Course in the Anguttara Nikaya with Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi

Shravasti Dhammika For over two millennium the discourses of the Buddha have nourished the spiritual lives of countless millions of people in India, Sri Lanka, Burma and Thailand. There is now a complete translation of the Numerical Discourses, so I would get that book.

Bhikkhu Bodhi’s Introduction to the volume is a guide to the reader and helps bring a sense of order to the collection. It’s like trying to bhikkhi what Mozart did.


That is not the case in this particular passage from the Elevens. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Step 3, read both canons. He was appointed editor of the Buddhist Publication Society in Sri Lanka in and its president in The tone of the work, including its sense of spiritual removal and its treatment of sensuality and sexuality is established at the outset in the first ten short suttas from the Ones.

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Bhikkhu Bodhi also translated the Connected Discourses in this series and edited and revised Bhikkhu Nanamoli’s translation of the Middle Length Discourses. Bodhi has many important publications to his credit, either as author, translator, or editor.

Good luck attaining stream-entry! In an age when writing was still in its infancy, this proved to bhikhku the most effective way to ensure that the disciples could grasp and replicate the structure of a teaching.

Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. At last, my copy is on it’s way.

Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Wisdom Publications; Annotated edition edition October 16, Language: Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. I also recommend using John L. To be sure, this is a little less true of Vajrayana Buddhism, but nonetheless it is still true that they all studied the same basic texts. Shrija Jain rated it it was amazing Jul 23, The Digha Nikaya consists of longer discourses; the Majjhima Nikaya of middle-length discourses; the Samyutta Nikaya of thematically connected discourses; and the Anguttara Nikaya of numerically patterned discourses.

Trivia About The Numerical Dis This book contains extracts from some of these discourses selected from the Pali Tipitaka and also from some post-canonical writings. This literature has survived since the Buddha died around B. Don’t have a Kindle? Some of the discourses, such as the section I quoted, are short while others are lengthy and involved.


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Indeed the Dalai Lama himself ordered that the Pali canon be translated into Tibetan because of its importance. Within the four volumes of the Nikaya’s, the Long and the Middle Length Discourses are more accessible to most readers than the Numerical Discourses.

There were times, of course, when the reading flagged or slowed. The book begins with the Buddha addressing the monks: In the Theravada Buddhist tradition, which prevails in Sri Lanka and Southeast Asia, these records are regarded as the definitive “word of the Buddha. The life of a monk is very strict and dedicated, with many obstacles. Still, I was somewhat surprised to find new material here, material that I had not read to the best of my recollection in the Long Discourses, the Middle Length Discourses, or the Connected Discourses.

ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Refresh and try again. Really appreciate the efforts of the translator. To me these words are sacred. Read once, read twice, read again and again. Ananda Maitreya, the leading Sri Lankan scholar-monk of recent times.