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Wednesday, 23 September 2015 00:00

Middle Length Discourses of the Buddha

The Middle Length Discourses of the Buddha - A Translation of the Majjhima Nikaya

This book offers a complete translation of the Majjhima Nikaya, or Middle Length Discourses of the Buddha - one of the major collections of texts in the Pali Canon, the authorized scriptures of Theravada Buddhism.

Published in Dharma
Tuesday, 15 September 2015 00:00

Connected Discourses of the Buddha

The Connected Discourses of the Buddha - A New Translation of the Samyutta Nikaya  — by Bhikkhu Bodhi

Complete translation of the Samyutta Nikaya, containing all of the important suttas on such key Buddhist concepts as the Four Noble Truths, dependent origination, seven factors of enlightenment, and the Noble Eightfold Path.

Published in Dharma
Monday, 14 September 2015 00:00

Long Discourses of the Buddha

The Long Discourses of the Buddha - A Translation of the Digha Nikaya  — by Maurice Walshe

This book offers a complete translation of the Digha Nikaya - the long discourses of the Buddha - one of the major collections of texts in the Pali Canon, the authorized scriptures of Theravada Buddhism. These suttas reveal the gentleness, compassion, power, and penetrating wisdom of the Buddha.

Published in Dharma
Sunday, 13 September 2015 14:28

Early Buddhist Discourses

Early Buddhist Discourses — translated by John J. Holder

Twenty discourses from the Pali Canon - including those most essential to the study and teaching of early Buddhism - are provided in fresh translations, accompanied by introductions that highlight the main themes and set the ideas presented in the context of wider philosophical and religious issues.

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Saturday, 12 September 2015 15:07

Awakening of the Heart

Awakening of the Heart - Essential Buddhist Sutras and Commentaries — by Thich Nhat Hanh

This is a comprehensive, single volume collection of the Buddha’s key sutras, translated with contemporary commentary by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh.

Published in Dharma
Wednesday, 29 April 2015 00:00

Mipham on Buddha-Nature

Mipham on Buddha-Nature - The Ground of the Nyingma Tradition — by Douglas S. Duckworth

A comprehensive overview of Tibetan Buddhist thinker Mipham's work on emptiness and Buddha-nature. This book represents a significant contribution to the fields of Tibetan and Buddhist studies, and it fills a gap in our knowledge of Nyingma philosophy.

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Saturday, 21 February 2015 20:38

Uttara Tantra Shastra

The Uttara Tantra - A Treatise on Buddha Nature — A Commentary on The Uttara Tantra Shastra of Asanga - by Thrangu Rinpoche

A translation of the root text and a commentary of Maitreya's and Asanga's classic text, explaining Buddha nature. The Uttara Tantra is one of the main texts of the Mahayana path. It establishes that there is Buddha-nature in all sentient beings.

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Saturday, 21 February 2015 12:09

Buddha Nature

Buddha Nature - The Mahayana Uttaratantra Shastra — by Arya Maitreya via Asanga

This is one of the Five Treatises said to have been dictated to Asanga by the Bodhisattva Maitreya. Presents the Buddha's definitive teachings on how we should understand this ground of enlightenment and clarifies the nature and qualities of buddhahood.

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Wednesday, 28 January 2015 13:01

Buddhism for Beginners

Buddhism for Beginners — by Thubten Chodron

This user’s guide to Buddhist basics takes the most commonly asked questions - beginning with "What is the essence of the Buddha's teachings?" - and provides simple answers in plain English. This is an ideal first book on the subject for anyone, but it's also a wonderful resource for seasoned students.

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Thursday, 22 January 2015 06:06

Jewel Ornament of Liberation

The Jewel Ornament of Liberation - The Wish-Fulfilling Gem of the Noble Teachings — by Gampopa

A masterwork of Tibetan Buddhism. This text has provided the backbone of study particularly in the Kagyu tradition – covering the initial entry into the path and continuing through finding a spiritual master, teachings on impermanence, karma, bodhicitta, Buddha nature, six perfections, bodhisattva bhumis, Buddhahood and the activities of Buddha.

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