The Buddha"s ancient path by Piyadassi Thera.

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Published by Corporate Body of the Buddha Educational Foundation in Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C .

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Subjects:

  • Four Noble Truths,
  • Eightfold Path,
  • Buddhism -- Doctrines,
  • Buddhism

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StatementPiyadassi Thera.
The Physical Object
Pagination239 p. ;
Number of Pages239
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Open LibraryOL23052474M
ISBN 109552400244
OCLC/WorldCa63137219

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From inside the book LibraryThing Review User Review - buddha - LibraryThing. This is very well written book. It is worth reading Read full review. Contents. Preface. 9: The Buddhist Standpoint. The Central Conception of. Buddha biographies include the Mahāvastu of the Lokottaravadin school, the northern tradition's Lalitavistara Sūtra, the Theravada Nidānakathā and the Dharmaguptaka Abhiniṣkramaṇa Sūtra.

One of the most famous of biographies is the Buddhacarita, an epic poem in Classical Sanskrit by Aśvaghoṣa. The Buddhavamsa is a text which describes the life of Gautama Buddha and the 27 Buddhas who preceded him, along with the future Metteyya Buddha.

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A prominent monk of Sri Lanka, well-known in both East and West, explains the central teachings of Buddhism, focusing on the Four Noble Truths and the Noble Eightfold Path.

In a lively and inspired style, he explores the path in detail, citing many stories from the Canon and commentaries. The Noble Eightfold Path (Pali: ariya aṭṭhaṅgika magga; Sanskrit: āryāṣṭāṅgamārga) is an early summary of the path of Buddhist practices leading to liberation from samsara, the painful cycle of rebirth.

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