What the Buddha Taught
  • Release Date : 01 December 2007
  • Publisher : Open Road + Grove/Atlantic
  • Categories : Religion
  • Pages : 192 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9780802198105
  • ISBN 10 : 0802198104
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Synopsis : What the Buddha Taught written by Walpola Rahula, published by Open Road + Grove/Atlantic which was released on 01 December 2007. Download What the Buddha Taught Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. This indispensable volume is a lucid and faithful account of the Buddha’s teachings. “For years,” says the Journal of the Buddhist Society, “the newcomer to Buddhism has lacked a simple and reliable introduction to the complexities of the subject. Dr. Rahula’s What the Buddha Taught fills the need as only could be done by one having a firm grasp of the vast material to be sifted. It is a model of what a book should be that is addressed first of all to ‘the educated and intelligent reader.’ Authoritative and clear, logical and sober, this study is as comprehensive as it is masterly.” This edition contains a selection of illustrative texts from the Suttas and the Dhammapada (specially translated by the author), sixteen illustrations, and a bibliography, glossary, and index.